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© University Library, Leiden
Details
Accession Number:
Or. 494
Hijri Date:
840 Ramadan 15
Gregorian Date:
1437 March 31
Origin:
Shiraz
Ownership:
Levinus Warner (d. 1665), probably purchased in Istanbul. Bequeathed the manuscript to the Leiden University Library
Calligrapher:
'Imad al-Din 'Abd al-Rahman al-katib
Folios extant in ms.:
547
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
259 x 170 mm
Text Size (h x w):
181 x 114 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
547r
Sample Page Folio:
536v
Num Other Colophons:
269r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
3
Illustrations in ms:
20 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 18 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2009-12-06 00:00:00
 
 
References
General Ref:
Khaleghi Motlagh, Dj. mu'arrifi va arzyâbî-yi barkhî az dastnivîshâ-yi Shâhnâma. (in Iran Nama) 3 pp. 378-406
General Ref:
Sims, E. The illustrated manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama commissioned by princes of the house of Timur. (in Ars Orientalis) 22 (1993) pp. 43-68
General Ref:
Norgren, J. & Davis, E. Preliminary index of Shah-nameh illustrations. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. USA.
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Stchoukine, I. Les peintures des manuscrits Timurides. Paris. France.
Illustration Ref:
Sims, E. The hundred and one paintings of Ibrahim Sultan. (in Persian painting from the Mongols to the Qajars. Studies in honour of Basil W. Robinson) (ed. Hillenbrand, R.) 3 pp. 119-127 I.B. Tauris. London. UK.
 
 
Illustration in archive - 20     (back to top)
547r
colophon
f. 007v
Frontispiece (verso side) (1437)
f. 008r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1437)
f. 011v
Kayumars enthroned (1437)
f. 024v
The murder of Iraj (1437)
f. 049r
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant (1437)
f. 067r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1437)
f. 089v
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1437)
f. 114r
Siyavush and Garsivaz play polo (1437)
f. 133v
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv (1437)
f. 151v
Kay Khusrau disgraces Tus (1437)
f. 180r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1437)
f. 204r
Rustam asks Bizhan to forgive Gurgin (1437)
f. 240v
A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan (1437)
f. 259r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1437)
f. 268v
The coronation of Luhrasp (1437)
f. 296r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1437)
f. 318r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1437)
f. 354r
Approaching Babylon Iskandar meets Gushbistar (1437)
f. 385r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1437)
f. 419v
Khushnavaz flees from Sufaray (1437)