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Accession Number:
H. L. 3355-3356
Gregorian Date:
19th century (first quarter)
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 19
Page Size (h x w):
276 x 154 mm
Text Size (h x w):
203 x 118 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
1.456r, 2.218v
Ms Type:
Codex in two volumes
Ms Status:
Illuminations in ms:
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2009-04-26 19:47
Project Notes
Currently entered separately from Part II, no. 3356, but clearly they are both part of the same ms. and should be merged. Folios numbers thus prefaced by 1. or 2. to indicate which volume they are in.

Both volumes are part of the same ms. Folios entered as requested. BM

Dating Ref:
Schmitz, B. Manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama in Indian Museums, Libraries, and Private Collections.
Origin Ref:
Schmitz, B. Manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama in Indian Museums, Libraries, and Private Collections.
Illustration in archive - 147     (back to top)
sample page
f. 1.001v
Illuminated unvan
f. 1.007v
Illuminated title page (verso side)
f. 1.008r
Illuminated title page (recto side)
f. 1.011r
Kayumars enthroned
f. 1.017v
f. 1.024r
Zahhak enthroned
f. 1.029v
Faridun binds Zahhak
f. 1.031r
Zahhak bound on mount Damavand
f. 1.038r
The murder of Iraj
f. 1.041r
f. 1.046r
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle
f. 1.059r
f. 1.062v
Rudaba and Zal together
f. 1.066r
f. 1.072v
f. 1.076v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt
f. 1.077r
f. 1.078v
f. 1.080r
f. 1.081r
f. 1.082v
f. 1.087r
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion
f. 1.089r
Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon
f. 1.090r
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch
f. 1.091r
Rustam's fifth labour: he lassoes Aulad
f. 1.093r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div
f. 1.095v
f. 1.097r
Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya
f. 1.098v
f. 1.106r
Kay Kavus airborne
f. 1.114v
Suhrab fights Hujir
f. 1.120r
f. 1.124v
f. 1.126r
Suhrab overthrows Rustam in their second combat
f. 1.127r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab
f. 1.133v
f. 1.136r
f. 1.140r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush
f. 1.148r
f. 1.149v
f. 1.153v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab
f. 1.168r
Guruy executes Siyavush
f. 1.177v
f. 1.183v
f. 1.186v
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv
f. 1.193v
f. 1.203v
f. 1.205r
f. 1.211v
f. 1.214v
f. 1.218v
f. 1.220v
f. 1.227r
f. 1.229v
f. 1.237v
f. 1.240v
f. 1.245v
f. 1.249r
f. 1.256v
f. 1.260r
f. 1.263v
f. 1.266v
f. 1.269v
f. 1.276v
f. 1.279v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
f. 1.284v
f. 1.288v
Rustam remounts while Puladvand escapes
f. 1.292v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea
f. 1.294r
Rustam kills Akvan Div
f. 1.307r
f. 1.312r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit
f. 1.315r
f. 1.318v
f. 1.324r
f. 1.336r
f. 1.340v
f. 1.349r
f. 1.355v
f. 1.372v
f. 1.387v
f. 1.390r
f. 1.398r
f. 1.403v
f. 1.419r
f. 1.430v
f. 1.434r
f. 1.442r
f. 1.443r
f. 1.452v
f. 1.456r
f. 2.001r
Illuminated unvan
f. 2.004v
f. 2.011r
f. 2.014r
f. 2.022r
f. 2.026r
f. 2.031r
f. 2.038r
f. 2.042r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon
f. 2.044r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh
f. 2.050v
f. 2.056v
f. 2.058r
f. 2.067r
f. 2.067v
f. 2.070v
f. 2.072v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 2.075v
Isfandiyar mourned
f. 2.080v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 2.082v
f. 2.085v
f. 2.094r
f. 2.103r
f. 2.110r
f. 2.120v
f. 2.127v
f. 2.137v
f. 2.154r
f. 2.156r
f. 2.164r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 2.175v
f. 2.185r
f. 2.192r
f. 2.199r
f. 2.208v
f. 2.218v
f. 2.219r
f. 2.231v
f. 2.245r
f. 2.249r
f. 2.254v
f. 2.269r
f. 2.277v
f. 2.281v
f. 2.284v
f. 2.292r
f. 2.297v
f. 2.301r
f. 2.314r
f. 2.321v
f. 2.325r
f. 2.335r
f. 2.339v
f. 2.352v
f. 2.361v
f. 2.364v
f. 2.374v