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open Armenia 1 1 62 62
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 4 37 63 9 27 17 6 2 2
open Denmark 2 38 75 6 16 31 16 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
open France 9 62 1005 10 190 280 285 85 108 47
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1236 41 182 340 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 109 3016 75 381 405 746 83 1028 17 281
close Iran 19 100 2225 4 144 740 344 106 653 234
close Hamedan, The Museum of Avicenna Mausoleum open 1 0
close Isfahan, Central Library, University of Isfahan open 1 30 30
close Mashhad, Astan Quds Razavi open 1 58 58
close Qum, Astana Muqaddasa open 1 0
close Qum, Markaz-i Ihya-yi Miras-i Islami open 2 16 15 1
close Tehran, Anthropology Encyclopedia Center open 1 2 1 1
close Tehran, Central Library, University of Tehran open 4 61 1 60
close Tehran, Gulistan Museum open 11 508 49 112 138 170 39
open Ms 1915 open 42 42
open Ms 1946 open 82 82
open Ms 2173 open 16 16
open Ms 2226 open 12 12
open Ms 2239 open 93 5 88
close Ms 2245 open 108 108
0004 Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna open              
0013 Hushang enthroned open              
0014 Tahmuras enthroned open              
0015 Jamshid enthroned open              
0018 Zahhak murders his father Mirdas open              
0019 Two snakes appear from Zahhak's shoulders open              
0030 The battle of Faridun and Zahhak open              
0032 The enthronement of Faridun open              
0044 Iraj is killed by his brothers open              
0054 The battle of Salm and Manuchihr and Manuchihr is getting killed by Salm open              
0057 The enthronement of Manuchihr open              
0061 Sam visits Zal and Simorgh open              
0071 Zal and Rudaba open              
0080 Manuchihr receives Sam open              
0089 The battle of Sam and the paladins open              
0093 The birth of Rostam open              
0096 Rostam kills the white elephant open              
0101 The enthronement of Nuzar open              
0105 Barman kills Qobad open              
0110 The battle of Zal with Shamasas and Khazravan open              
0113 Afrasiyab kills his brother Aghriras open              
0114 open              
0117 Rostam receives Rakhsh open              
0123 The enthronement of Kavus open              
0130 Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
0132 The battle of Rostam and the dragon open              
0133 Rostam kills the witch woman open              
0134 Rostam and the field watch man open              
0151 Div and Kavus open              
0180 Sohrab wins Rostam open              
0182 Rostam kills Sohrab open              
0247 Rustam kills Pilsam open              
0250 Rostam`s kingdom in Turan open              
0255 Kaykhusrau receives Giv open              
0270 The festivity of Kaykhusrau open              
0329 The battle of Rostam and Ashkbus and Ashkbus is getting killed open              
0333 The battle of Rostam and Kamus open              
0336 The battle of Rostam and Chingish open              
0350 The battle of Rostam and Khaghan of Chin open              
0364 The battle of Rostam and Puladvand open              
0370 Rostam kills Akvan div open              
0374 Bizhan slaughters the wild boars open              
0394 Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
0416 Bizhan wrestles with Human open              
0459 The battle of Kaykhusrau and Shide open              
0494 The execution of Afrasiyab open              
0512 Luhrasp enthroned open              
0521 Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
0525 Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
0533 Gushtasp enthroned open              
0565 Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
0567 Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
0569 Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
0571 Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
0573 Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
0583 Isfandiyar throws Kuhram from his saddle open              
0593 Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman open              
0618 Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
0629 Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
0632 The coronation of Bahman open              
0636 The enthronement of Homay open              
0644 The accession of Darab open              
0647 The kingdom of Darab the son of Darab open              
0658 Iskandar enthroned open              
0676 Queen Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
0688 Iskandar and the sage Khizr seek the Fountain of Life open              
0689 Khizr at the Fountain of Life open              
0692 Iskandar in the land of the talking trees open              
0716 Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat open              
0718 Ardashir enthroned open              
0732 Shapur son of Ardashir enthroned open              
0735 Urmuzd enthroned open              
0737 Bahram enthroned open              
0739 Bahram son of Bahram enthroned open              
0740 Bahram son of Bahramiyan enthroned open              
0741 Narsi enthroned open              
0742 Urmuzd son of Narsi enthroned open              
0744 Shapur Dhu'l Aktaf enthroned open              
0747 The Iranians recognize Shapur and rally round him open              
0756 Yazdagird the Sinner enthroned open              
0761 Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
0771 Bahram Gur wins the crown by killing two lions open              
0772 Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions open              
0778 Bahram Gur hunts lion in the thicket open              
0887 Bahram Gur with Barzin's daughters open              
0889 Bahram Gur skewers a doe and buck while hunting open              
0902 Bahram Gur helps the landlord's cow to produce milk again open              
0916 Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India open              
0926 Yazdagird son of Bahram Gur enthroned open              
0934 Qubad son of Piruz enthroned open              
0937 Qubad arrested and replaced by Jamasp open              
0943 Anushirvan receives the delegation from Gilan open              
0981 Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter open              
0991 Buzurjmihr arranges chess pieces before Anushirvan open              
1016 Hurmuzd enthroned open              
1054 Khusrau Parviz enthroned open              
1073 Bahram Chubina enthroned open              
1088 Khusrauparviz and Qaysar`s daaughter`s magles open              
1094 The war between the generals of Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina open              
1107 Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion open              
1128 Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz returning from the hunt open              
1143 Shiruy (Qubad) enthroned open              
1157 Ardashir enthroned open              
1159 Ardashir Nikukar enthroned open              
1160 Shapur son of Shapur enthroned open              
1162 Bahram son of Shapur enthroned open              
1164 Yazdagird III enthroned open              
1170 Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
open Ms 2247 open 4 4
open Ms 2250 open 43 4 39
open Ms 2255 open 35 35
open Ms 716 open 33 33
open Ms 943 open 40 40
close Tehran, Hunarha-yi Ta'ziini open 2 50 4 46
close Tehran, Majlis Library (Parliament of IRI) open 5 202 21 95 23 58 5
close Tehran, Malik National Library & Museum open 4 71 36 29 6
close Tehran, Melli Library (National Library of Iran) open 12 544 183 51 18 276 16
close Tehran, Museum of Contemporary Arts open 1 124 119 5
close Tehran, National Museum of Iran (Iran Bastan) open 10 100 38 62
close Tehran, Riza Abbasi Museum open 39 274 4 22 52 36 122 38
close Tehran, Sa'ad Abad open 1 21 21
close Tehran, Sepahsalar Library (Shahid Motahhari Library) open 2 142 47 95
close Tus, Tus Museum open 2 22 1 21
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 2 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 334 1 16 90 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 17 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 450 162 131 1
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 129 630 45 151 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 336 4412 36 750 1186 1072 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 418 3382 299 283 723 989 260 682 33 111
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
open private collections 14 43 240 121 8 21 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0