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© Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
Accession Number:
Per 270
Hijri Date:
1066 Muharram
Gregorian Date:
1655 November (to nearest hijri month)
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
353 x 240 mm
Text Size (h x w):
258 x 96 mm
Ms Type:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
22 ( 22 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
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Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Painting, inscription Inscription on the painting.
Illustration in archive - 22     (back to top)
f. 016v
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains (1655)
f. 025v
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1655)
f. 026r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1655)
f. 031v
Isfandiyar throws Kuhram from his saddle (1655)
f. 044r
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar (1655)
f. 048r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1655)
f. 053r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1655)
f. 066v
Iskandar marries Raushanak (1655)
f. 080r
Iskandar encounters Israfil (1655)
f. 083v
Iskandar dies in Babylon (1655)
f. 089v
The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir (1655)
f. 095r
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1655)
f. 106r
Urmuzd son of Narsi enthroned (1655)
f. 109v
Baranush gains the throne of Rum and writes to Shapur (1655)
f. 110v
Baranush goes to Shapur and signs a treaty (1655)
f. 163r
Bahram Chubina at the castle of the Fortune Teller (1655)
f. 175r
King Hurmuzd is assassinated (1655)
f. 186v
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina fight a second time (1655)
f. 189r
Bahram Chubina and Khusrau Parviz fight for the third time (1655)
f. 197v
Gurdiya mourns for her brother Bahram Chubina (1655)
f. 216r
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1655)
f. 223r