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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 1237 41 182 341 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 109 3003 75 381 405 733 83 1028 17 281
close Iran 19 100 2226 4 144 741 344 106 653 234
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
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   1063 F open 84 84
007r Kayumars enthroned open              
016v Faridun enthroned open              
021v Iraj with his brothers Salm and Tur open              
022r The murder of Iraj open              
023r The head of Iraj is brought to Faridun open              
027r Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
028v Manuchihr kills Salm open              
035v Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up open              
038v Mihrab hears of Zal open              
044v Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr open              
045v Sindukht meets Sam open              
046v The birth of Rustam open              
047v The birth of Rustam open              
048v Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
051r Manuchihr enthroned open              
053v The battle between Qarin and Afrasiyab open              
056r Zal shoots Gulbad open              
060r Rustam enthroned with Kay Qubad on Mount Alburz open              
060v Rustam kills Qulun open              
061v Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
066v Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
067v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
069r Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang open              
070r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
072r Rustam meets Kay Kavus after the battle with the king of Mazandaran open              
075r Kay Kavus marries Sudaba open              
078v Gudarz reproaches Kay Kavus open              
083r Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber open              
085r Suhrab fights Gurdafarid open              
093v Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
095v Tahmina learns of Suhrab's death open              
102r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
113r Piran proposes his daughter as a wife for Siyavush open              
114v Siyavush marries Farangis open              
124v Guruy executes Siyavush open              
130r Faramarz kills Varazad open              
131r Zavara executes Surkha to avenge Siyavush open              
136r Rustam fights the Turanians open              
137v Gulbad and Nastahin flee from Giv open              
152r Farud kills Rivniz open              
154r Bizhan fights Farud on foot open              
156r Bizhan returns to the Persian camp with the head and equipment of Palashan open              
157v Bizhan pursues Tazhav, who carries Ispanay on his horse open              
161r Rivniz dies, but Bahram saves his crown open              
163r Giv kills Tahzav in revenge for the death of Bahram open              
166v Human fights Tus open              
179r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
181r Rustam captures and kills Kamus open              
182r Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse open              
187v The start of the fight between Shangul and Rustam open              
189v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
192r Afrasiyab learns of the defeat of the Turanian army open              
193v Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal open              
194v Afrasiyab learns of Rustam's arrival open              
197v Rustam wrestles with Puladvand open              
200v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
207r Bizhan brought before Afrasiyab open              
216v Rustam fights Barkhiyas Div (interpolation) open              
219r Rustam and Bizhan defeat Afrasiyab in battle open              
229r Bizhan kills Human open              
230r Nastihan makes a night attack and is killed by Bizhan open              
237v Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard open              
241r The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala open              
241v The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
243r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
246v Bizhan discovers the wounded Gustaham open              
248r Kay Khusrau kills Guruy open              
257r Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
258v A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan open              
265r Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh open              
271v Kay Khusrau defeats and kills the King of Makran open              
274v Kay Kavus and Kay Khusrau meet open              
277r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
287v Luhrasp enthroned open              
293v Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
295v Gushtasp defeats Ilyas open              
315v Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar open              
318v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
320r Isfandiyar in consultation with Gurgsar open              
324v Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters open              
325v Isfandiyar throws Kuhram from his saddle open              
345v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
350v Zal learns of Rustam's death open              
435r Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India open              
open 10982 F open 103 102 1
open 17557-5 open 37 37
open 17728-5 open 18 18
open 17787-5 open 88 88
open 2626 open 0
open 3-6306 open 1 1
open 3047 F open 4 4
open 6205-5 open 99 99
open 6307 open 35 21 14
open 6308 open 59 59
open 6497-5 open 16 16
close Tehran, Museum of Contemporary Arts open 1 125 120 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 6 129 629 45 150 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 335 4364 36 750 1186 1024 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 415 3492 300 284 736 998 268 722 33 149
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