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Accession Number:
Suppl. persan 491
Hijri Date:
Gregorian Date:
1618 (to nearest hijri year)
former collection of Pierre de Brueys in Surat, India, sold by him in 1802 to the Bibliotheque Nationale (FR notes)
Jamal al-Din b. Shah Mahmud Kirmani Zangi Ajami
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Columns x Rows:
5 x 31
Page Size (h x w):
305 x 183 mm
Text Size (h x w):
228 x 114 mm
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Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
36 ( 36 Shahnama )
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Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
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Norgren, J. & Davis, E. Preliminary index of Shah-nameh illustrations. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. USA.
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f. 009v
Zahhak enthroned (1615)
f. 015v
The murder of Iraj (1615)
f. 022v
Zal by Rudaba's castle (1615)
f. 036r
Rustam kills Alkus in combat (1615)
f. 038v
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1615)
f. 043v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1615)
f. 054r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1615)
f. 061r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1615)
f. 068r
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv (1615)
f. 075v
The death of Farud (1615)
f. 088r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1615)
f. 093v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1615)
f. 098v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1615)
f. 106v
Rustam and Bizhan carry out a raid on Afrasiyab's palace (1615)
f. 118r
The first combat: Fariburz fights Gulbad (1615)
f. 118v
The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala (1615)
f. 119r
The sixth combat: Bizhan fights Ruyin (1615)
f. 119v
The eighth combat: Zanga-yi Shavaran fights Akhvasht (1615)
f. 120r
The tenth combat: Barta kills Kuhram (1615)
f. 120v
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1615)
f. 125v
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1615)
f. 133r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1615)
f. 147v
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1615)
f. 150v
Arjasp's army sacks Balkh (1615)
f. 157r
Isfandiyar besieges Arjasp's fortress (1615)
f. 166r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1615)
f. 169r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1615)
f. 173v
Iskandar visits the Ka'ba (1615)
f. 182v
Ardashir hangs Haftvad and his eldest son Shahuy (1615)
f. 195v
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1615)
f. 218v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin (1615)
f. 231r
Talhand dies on the back of his elephant during the battle (1615)
f. 260v
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1615)
f. 269r
The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz (1615)
f. 273v
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1615)
f. 278r
Yazdagird hides in the mill (1615)