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Accession Number:
ACC 114
Gregorian Date:
19th century
Columns x Rows:
4 x
Ms Type:
complete manuscript
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
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Date last updated:
2009-12-02 11:58
Public Notes
Images acquired in India by Rajeshwari Shah, but the manuscript has not been recorded in detail: no dimensions are available at present of the manuscript or the paintings, and the folio numbers of the illustrated pages are unknown.

In the majority of cases, either the first line or the last line on the page has been excluded from the photograph.

The text shows several departures from the standard editions and many of the lines are not found in Mohl.

Project Notes
Not clear if it is illustrated.

Entered as Accession no 114 - not sure if it is the same as 2126. Cannot see any reference to date in Colophon. I think this ms is in three books but cannot be sure. The images in CD are in wrong order (the first book has come last). and I will be entering them in reverse order to CD. Though the correct order will be known once lines are entered.MN

MANDANA - please leave lines to be entered by Afsaneh. Thanks.

In the end, lines added by Mandana.

A heavily illustrated ms. (if the identification is correct). There is o account provided of the ms. - has it been catalogued anywhere?

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f. 001v
In praise of Sultan Mahmud
f. 002v
Zahhak consults physicians
f. 003r
Faridun fords the Dijla on the way to fight Zahhak
f. 004r
Faridun enthroned
f. 005r
Salm is envious of Iraj
f. 006r
The head of Iraj is brought to Faridun
f. 007v
Manuchihr and the Iranians attack the army of Tur
f. 008r
Manuchihr kills Salm
f. 009v
Prince Zal is presented to Manuchihr
f. 010r
Zal by Rudaba's castle
f. 011r
Zal writes to Sam
f. 012r
Manuchihr learns about Zal and Rudaba
f. 013v
Sam receives Sindukht as envoy from the King of Kabul
f. 014r
The birth of Rustam
f. 015v
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant
f. 016v
The battle between Qarin and Afrasiyab
f. 017r
Afrasiyab kills his brother Aghriras
f. 018r
Rustam kills Qulun
f. 019r
A minstrel div tempts Kay Kavus to invade Mazandaran
f. 020v
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion
f. 021r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div
f. 022v
Kay Kavus returns to Iran and rewards Rustam for his deeds
f. 023v
Rustam sends a message to the King of Hamavaran
f. 024v
Rustam fights the Turanians
f. 025v
Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber
f. 026r
Suhrab fights Gurdafarid
f. 027r
Suhrab and Hujir view the Persian camp
f. 028r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab
f. 029v
Suhrab's body carried to Zabulistan
f. 030v
Siyavush in Sudaba's private quarters
f. 031v
Kay Kavus investigates the claim of the stillborn children
f. 032v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush
f. 033v
Rustam delivers Siyavush's letter to Kay Kavus
f. 034v
Siyavush entrusts the army to Bahram
f. 035r
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab
f. 036r
Siyavush talks about existence with Piran
f. 037v
Siyavush taken prisoner before Afrasiyab
f. 038r
The birth of Kay Khusrau
f. 039v
Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab
f. 040r
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 041r
Rustam destroys the army of Turan
f. 042r
Giv leads Piran before Kay Khusrau and Farangis
f. 043v
Kay Kavus receives Kay Khusrau on his arrival from Turan
f. 045r
Kay Khusrau sends Rustam to the land of Hind
f. 046r
Farud and Bahram parley
f. 047r
Bizhan prepares to fight Farud
f. 048r
Afrasiyab learns about Tus's expedition
f. 049r
Giv strikes the crown from Tazhav's head
f. 050r
Rivniz dies, but Bahram saves his crown
f. 051r
Human fights Tus
f. 052r
The Turanians attack the Iranians' stronghold on Mount Hamavan
f. 053r
Piran consults the Khaqan of Chin
f. 054v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse
f. 055v
Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse
f. 056r
Turanians try to avoid fight with Iranians
f. 057v
Rustam confronts the forces of Turan and Chin
f. 058v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
f. 059v
Rustam sends a letter to Kay Khusrau
f. 060v
Afrasiyab learns of Rustam's arrival
f. 061v
Rustam overthrows Puladvand
f. 062v
Rustam kills Akvan Div
f. 063r
Bizhan arrives at Manizha's camping ground
f. 064v
Gurgin returns to Iran and lies to Giv about the fate of Bizhan
f. 065r
Giv takes Kay Khusrau's letter to Rustam
f. 066v
Manizha appeals to Rustam
f. 067v
Rustam and Bizhan defeat Afrasiyab in battle
f. 068v
Human challenges Fariburz
f. 069v
Bizhan fights with Human
f. 070v
f. 071v
Piran receives a reply from Gudarz
f. 072v
Giv fights Piran
f. 073r
The third combat: Guraza fights Siyamak
f. 074r
Gudarz returns to the Iranian forces
f. 075r
Gustaham kills Lahhak
f. 076v
Kay Khusrau prepares to ride against Afrasiyab
f. 077r
Kay Khusrau fights Shida
f. 078v
Kay Khusrau receives a messenger from Gustaham
f. 079r
The Khaqan of Chin sends an envoy to Kay Khusrau
f. 080r
Kay Khusrau rides into the desert with his followers
f. 081r
Isfandiyar demands the kingdom from his father Gushtasp
f. 082v
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman
f. 083v
Rustam boasts about his exploits and his lineage
f. 084v
Rustam feasts with Isfandiyar
f. 085v
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar
f. 086r
The Simurgh heals Rustam's wounds
f. 087v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 088v
Isfandiyar mourned
f. 089r
Introducing the story of Rustam and Shaghad
f. 090r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 091v
The execution of Faramarz
f. 092v
Humay puts her son in a box in the river
f. 093v
Darab receives the crown
f. 094r
Iskandar is fed by his mother
f. 095v
Iskandar with Dara
f. 096r
The third battle between the armies of Iskandar and Dara
f. 097v
Mihran predicts Iskandar's coming to Kayd
f. 098v
The nine wisemen bring Kayd's daughter from India
f. 099v
Iskandar kills Fur
f. 100v
Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger
f. 101r
Taynush enthroned
f. 102v
Iskandar sends a letter to the women of Hurum
f. 103r
Iskandar and the talking tree
f. 104r
Iskandar mourned
f. 105v
Gulnar sees Ardashir and falls in love with him
f. 106v
The capture of the two sons of Ardavan
f. 107v
Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat
f. 108r
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game
f. 109r
The battle between the armies of Shapur and Rum
f. 110r
Narsi enthroned
f. 111v
Shapur fights the brother of Caesar
f. 112r
Shapur executes Mani
f. 113v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 114v
Nu'man puts Khusrau on the throne
f. 115v
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions
f. 116r
Bahram Gur and the miller's daughters
f. 117r
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth
f. 118v
Bahram Gur hunts lions
f. 119r
Bahram Gur writes to his officials
f. 120v
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul
f. 121r
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India
f. 122v
Yazdagird II son of Bahram Gur enthroned
f. 123r
Anushirvan displays his prowess before Babak
f. 124r
Anushirvan and Farfuryus fight
f. 125v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin
f. 126v
Anushirvan's second majlis for Buzurjmihr
f. 127v
Anushirvan's sixth majlis for Buzurjmihr and the mobads
f. 128v
Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the Jew
f. 129r
Aushirvan assembles the army for war against the Khaqan of Chin
f. 130r
Buzurjmihr advises Anushirvan
f. 131v
The creation of the game chess on behalf of the mother of Talhand
f. 132r
Gav and Talhand and the discovery of the game of chess
f. 133r
Gav and Talhand dispose their troops before their second battle
f. 134v
Barzu brings the book "Kalila and Dimna" to Anushirvan
f. 135r
Anushirvan's seal
f. 136v
Anushirvan replies to the mobads
f. 137r
Anushirvan besieges the Rumis in Aleppo
f. 138v
Anushirvan's testament to his son Hurmuzd
f. 139v
Hurmuzd receives Anushirvan's sealed casket
f. 140v
Hurmuzd appoints Bahram Chubina as general
f. 141r
Sava Shah sends a second message to Bahram Chubina
f. 142r
Bahram Chubina sends Sava Shah's head to Hurmuzd
f. 143v
The Khaqan of Chin and Shah Hurmuzd parley
f. 144v
Kharrad Barzin informs Hurmuzd of the deeds of Bahram Chubina
f. 145v
Bahram Chubina writes to Hurmuzd and Khusrau Parviz flees
f. 146v
Binduy and Gustaham blind Hurmuzd
f. 147v
Bahram Chubina learns about Hurmuzd being blinded
f. 148v
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina dispute kingship rights
f. 149v
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz
f. 150v
Bahram Chubina enthroned
f. 151v
Khusrau Parviz hears from the monk again
f. 152v
Khusrau Parviz drafts a treaty and sends it to Caesar
f. 153r
Khusrau Parviz reviews the troops brought by Niatus from Rum
f. 154v
The war between the generals of Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina
f. 155r
Bahram Chubina and Khusrau Parviz fight a fourth time
f. 156v
Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura
f. 157v
Khusrau Parviz sends Kharrad Barzin to the Khaqan of Chin
f. 158r
The Khaqan of Chin learns of the death of Bahram Chubina
f. 159v
Khusrau Parviz praises Gurdiya
f. 160r
Khusrau Parviz writes to Caesar and receives a reply
f. 160r
f. 161v
Khusrau Parviz constructs the throne of Taq Dis
f. 162r
Khusrau Parviz builds the Palace of Mada'in
f. 163v
Shiruy's supporters take Khusrau captive
f. 164v
Khusrau Parviz answers his son's charges
f. 165v
Shiruy surrounded by his supporters, hostile to his father Khusrau Parviz
f. 166v
Shirin's testament
f. 167v
f. 168r
f. 169v