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Cat. No. 1794, H. L. 1816 A-B
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Accession Number:
Cat. No. 1794, H. L. 1816 A-B
Hijri Date:
985 Dhu'l-Qa'da 3
Gregorian Date:
1578 January 21
Ibn Abu al-Mukarim Sa'd Allah al-Hijazi
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
310 x 205 mm
Text Size (h x w):
229 x 128 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
146v, 196r
Ms Type:
Codex in two volumes
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2011-01-06 02:29
Project Notes
B. Schmitz notes the date, but adds 'but probably 18th c. and later".

Need some statement in the description of the ms. to explain the significant changes made to the folio numbers, compared with previous entries.

Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Schmitz, B. Manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama in Indian Museums, Libraries, and Private Collections.
Illustration Ref:
Mahdavi, M. Amin Amin Mahdavi's Personal Inspection Notes.
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f. 001v
Illuminated unvan (1578)
f. 002r
f. 005r
The Div Khazarvan fights Siyamak (1578)
f. 008r
Jamshid enthroned (1578)
f. 011r
f. 012r
f. 013v
f. 014v
f. 016v
Zahhak bound on mount Damavand (1578)
f. 022v
The murder of Iraj (1578)
f. 027r
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1578)
f. 029r
Manuchihr kills Salm (1578)
f. 034r
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1578)
f. 052r
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant (1578)
f. 063r
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1578)
f. 066v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1578)
f. 075r
Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon (1578)
f. 090r
Kay Kavus fights the King of Hamavaran (1578)
f. 093v
Kay Kavus airborne (1578)
f. 097v
f. 111r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1578)
f. 132r
Siyavush marries Farangis (1578)
f. 143r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1578)
f. 146v
f. 147r
Illuminated unvan (1578)
f. 152r
f. 167r
f. 179r
f. 185v
Bizhan fights Farud on foot (1578)
f. 192v
f. 196r
f. 212r
f. 290r
f. 300v
f. 306v
f. 307r
f. 326r
f. 473r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1578)
f. 478r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1578)
f. 491v
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth (1578)
f. 499r
f. 533v
f. 613r