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Accession Number:
ms. 816
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 29
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Two volumes in one
Completion Status:
MS not yet examined
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
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Date last updated:
2014-01-25 06:17
Public Notes
Rubrics in red, gold frames round text block.

The colophon contains no details of the name of the scribe or the date.

Ms. is in two volumes bound together; the first has 247 pages and 12 paintings; pages 248-249 are left blank. The second volume has 221 pages and 7 paintings, making 19 altogether.

The pagination starts again from 1 in the second daftar.

Each section is started under an illuminated unvan.

Project Notes
Check draft paper by Hasan Abbas for all details, inc. lists of images but with no details provided. The ms. is paginated with page numbers rather than folio numbers.
Illustration in archive - 19     (back to top)
f. 019
Isfandiyar boasts about his own lineage
f. 039
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 052
Introducing the story of Rustam and Shaghad
f. 053
Illuminated page
f. 054
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 071
Darab fights against Faylakus and marries his daughter
f. 114
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog
f. 122
Iskandar mourned
f. 156
The battle between the armies of Shapur and Rum
f. 163
Ta'ir captive before Shapur
f. 183
A sea monster kills Yazdagird
f. 216
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin
f. II.013
Anushirvan and Farfuryus fight
f. II.033
Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the Jew
f. II.102
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah
f. II.148
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina
f. II.171
f. II.191
f. II.216
The miller assassinates Yazdagird