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Accession Number:
Suppl. persan 1122
Gregorian Date:
16th century (or next)
Persia or India
bought on 21 October 1891 by the Bibliotheque Nationale (FR notes). Ownership signatures on f 001r - no stamps except that of the Bibl Nat. and one on f 311v
Folios extant in ms.:
Estimated num folios in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
6 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
332 x 250 mm
Text Size (h x w):
270 x 182 mm
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Sample Page Folio:
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Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
52 ( 52 Shahnama )
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Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
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Dating Ref:
Blochet, E. Catalogue des manuscrits persans, Bibliotheque Nationale, Reunion des Bibliotheques Nationales. 3 (1161) Paris. France.
Origin Ref:
van Ruymbeke, C. Christine's personal notes.
Folio Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Illustration in archive - 57     (back to top)
f. 001v
Frontispiece (verso side)
f. 007r
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna
f. 009r
In praise of Sultan Mahmud
f. 010v
The Div Khazarvan fights Siyamak
f. 011v
Tahmuras enthroned
f. 013v
Zahhak enthroned
f. 015v
Zahhak hears Kava's complaint
f. 022v
The murder of Iraj
f. 024r
Salm and Tur send a second message to Faridun
f. 030r
The Simurgh bids farewell to Sam's son
f. 034v
Rudaba and Zal together
f. 038v
Sam before Manuchihr
f. 053r
Rustam catches Rakhsh
f. 055r
The combat between Rustam and Afrasiyab
f. 059v
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion
f. 061v
Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang
f. 062v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div
f. 064v
Rustam overpowers the King of Mazandaran
f. 070v
Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber
f. 073r
Suhrab and Hujir view the Persian camp
f. 074v
The first combat of Rustam and Suhrab
f. 076r
Suhrab overthrows Rustam in their second combat
f. 076v
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab
f. 082v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush
f. 089v
Afrasiyab greets Siyavush
f. 090r
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab
f. 095v
Siyavush shows his skills before Garsivaz
f. 100v
Guruy executes Siyavush
f. 102v
Piran and the child Kay Khusrau before Afrasiyab
f. 105v
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 118v
Farud shoots Tus's horse from under him
f. 131r
Afrasiyab sends the Khaqan Chin and Kamus to help Piran
f. 133r
Kamus fights Giv and Tus
f. 134v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse
f. 136v
Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse
f. 140r
Rustam confers with his army
f. 144v
Puladvand lifts Giv and Tus from their saddles
f. 163r
The execution of Afrasiyab
f. 172r
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum
f. 173r
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum
f. 185r
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar
f. 194r
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman
f. 205r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 223v
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog
f. 226v
Iskandar mourned
f. 245r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 248r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne
f. 255v
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth
f. 268v
Qubad names Anushirvan as crown prince
f. 273r
Anushirvan and Farfuryus fight
f. 284v
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess
f. 303v
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz
f. 317r
Qalun is arrested and beaten to death
f. 322v
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz returning from the hunt