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Accession Number:
Additional 27302
Hijri Date:
994
Gregorian Date:
1586 (to nearest hijri year)
Origin:
Safavid, Qazvin
Patron:
Safavid
Calligrapher:
Zain al-Abidin al-Katib
Folios extant in ms.:
621
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
475 x 315 mm
Text Size (h x w):
265 x 135 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
9
Illustrations in ms:
52 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 2 finispiece(s) 48 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
 
 
References
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
Illustration Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
 
 
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f. 001v
Frontispiece (verso side) (1586)
f. 002r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1586)
f. 010v
Kayumars enthroned (1586)
f. 026v
The murder of Iraj (1586)
f. 040r
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1585)
f. 053v
Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr (1586)
f. 066v
Afrasiyab executes Nauzar (1586)
f. 083v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1586)
f. 094r
Kay Kavus airborne (1585)
f. 112v
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1586)
f. 125r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1586)
f. 139r
Siyavush marries Farangis (1586)
f. 150v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1586)
f. 161v
Gudarz sees Kay Khusrau in his dreams (1586)
f. 173r
Kay Khusrau pledges vengeance against Afrasiyab (1586)
f. 184r
Giv strikes the crown from Tazhav's head (1586)
f. 195r
The Iranians and Turanians fight a second time (1586)
f. 213r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1585)
f. 223v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1586)
f. 233v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1586)
f. 249r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1586)
f. 260r
Bizhan kills Human (1586)
f. 273v
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1586)
f. 285r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1586)
f. 302v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1586)
f. 311v
Luhrasp enthroned (1586)
f. 328v
Bidarafsh kills Zarir, the brother of Gushtasp (1586)
f. 339v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1586)
f. 351v
Gushtasp consults with Arjasp over the fate of Isfandiyar (1586)
f. 373r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1586)
f. 380r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1586)
f. 392v
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1586)
f. 403r
Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger (1586)
f. 414r
Iskandar dies in Babylon (1586)
f. 424v
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1586)
f. 435r
Ta'ir beheaded before Shapur (1586)
f. 448v
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1586)
f. 458r
Bahram Gur skewers a doe and buck while hunting (1586)
f. 469r
Bahram Gur goes to Hindustan disguised as his own envoy (1586)
f. 481v
Qubad arrested and replaced by Jamasp (1586)
f. 494v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin (1586)
f. 509r
Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter (1586)
f. 519v
Gav looks at Talhand's body on the battlefield (1586)
f. 531r
The mobads question Hurmuzd and receive answers (1586)
f. 543r
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1586)
f. 554v
Khusrau Parviz enthroned (1586)
f. 572v
(1586)
f. 590v
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz returning from the hunt (1586)
f. 603v
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1586)
f. 617v
The miller assassinates Yazdagird (1586)
f. 621v
Finispiece (verso side) (1586)
f. 622r
Finispiece (recto side) (1586)