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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
open Iran 19 100 2225 4 144 740 344 106 653 234
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 27 336 4412 36 750 1186 1072 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 418 3382 299 283 723 988 260 683 33 111
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
close dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
close Dispersed mss open 10 512 406 48 51 7
open Big Head open 48 48
open First Small open 201 194 7
open Freer Small open 24 24
open Great Mongol open 37 37
open Muhyi al-Haravi open 2 2
close Qavam al-Din open 87 87
Finispiece: Enthronement open              
Khushnavaz fights Sufaray open              
001v Double-page frontispiece: Hunting scene open              
002r Double-page frontispiece: Enthronment open              
004v Firdausi and court poets of Ghazna open              
008v Hushang kills the Black Div open              
012 open              
014v open              
016v The murder of Iraj open              
019v Manuchihr kills Salm open              
020r open              
021r Sam recognizes his son Zal in the Simurgh's nest open              
024v open              
026r Manuchihr learns about Zal and Rudaba open              
029 Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
034r Zal kills Khazarvan in combat open              
035v Zal tells Rustam to prepare for war against the Turanians open              
037r Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
038 Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
039rA Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
039rB Rustam fights a peasant open              
039rC Rustam fights a peasant open              
043v The King of Mazandaran changes himself into a rock open              
046r Kay Kavus airborne open              
047v Firdausi presents the Shahnama to Mahmud of Ghazna open              
048v Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber open              
051r Rustam before Kay Ka'us open              
056 open              
059r Fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
064v open              
071r Piran visits Siyavushgird open              
072v Guruy executes Siyavush open              
075v Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
078r open              
079v Human attacks Rustam to allow Afrasiyab to escape open              
086v open              
091v The Iranians mourn Farud open              
098r open              
099r open              
103r open              
105v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
106v open              
111v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
113r Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal open              
116 open              
118v Bizhan slaughters the wild boar open              
123r Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau open              
125r Rustam removes the stone from the mouth of Bizhan's pit open              
126r open              
127r open              
131v Bizhan kills Human open              
132r open              
134r Combat scene (illustration pasted over text) open              
139r open              
139r open              
140rA The seventh combat: Hujir kills Sipahram with a blow of his sword open              
140rB The eighth combat: Zanga-yi Shavaran fights Akhvasht open              
147v open              
148r open              
152v Persians capture Gang Behesht, Afrasiyab's fortress open              
154r Kay Khusrau sees marvels of sea open              
156v Kay Khusrau slays Afrasiyab while Garsivaz watches open              
162r Kay Khusrau's paladins die in snow open              
172v open              
176v Arjasp defeats Gushtasp open              
177v open              
178v open              
180r Isfandiyar's second exploit: he kills two lions open              
180v Isfandiyar's third exploit: he kills the dragon open              
181 Isfandiyar's fifth exploit: he kills the Simurgh open              
187v Rustam and Isfandiyar meet and parley open              
189v Rustam and Isfandiyar vaunt their valor open              
191r Rustam and Isfandiyar test each other open              
213v Haftvad's daughter finds the worm open              
216r Mihrak's daughter converses with Shapur open              
227v Yazdigird killed by a white demon horse open              
230v Bahram Gur hunts the lion in the thicket open              
237r Bahram Gur at the peasant's house open              
248v Nushirvan executes Mazdak and five of his followers open              
256v Aushirvan's fourth majlis for Buzurjmihr open              
274r Casear's envoys before Nushirvan open              
284r Bahram Chubina wears women's clothes sent by Hurmuzd open              
286v Ayin Gushtasp murdered open              
310 Musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz open              
317v Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
open Second Small open 56 56
open Shah Isma'il II open 30 30
open Shah Tahmasp open 19 19
open Stephens open 8 8
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