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Cat. No. 2, H. L. 359 A-B
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Accession Number:
Cat. No. 2, H. L. 359 A-B
Gregorian Date:
1560 (circa)
Shah Muhammad al-Katib
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 24
Page Size (h x w):
373 x 271 mm
Text Size (h x w):
234 x 124 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
Ms Type:
Codex in two volumes
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
31 ( 1 frontispiece(s) 2 finispiece(s) 28 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2009-04-28 19:28
Public Notes
Preface on ff. 2v-16r.
Project Notes
Possibly two volumes? Yes. 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.
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Binding (1560)
Doublure (1560)
f. 001r
Bilqis enthroned (frontispiece) (1560)
f. 001v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1560)
f. 002r
Illuminated title page (recto side) (1560)
f. 009r
Firdausi and his book introduced to Sultan Mahmud (1560)
f. 016r
f. 016v
Illuminated unvan (1560)
f. 019r
Kayumars enthroned (1560)
f. 036r
Salm and Tur send a second message to Faridun (1560)
f. 065v
Barman kills Qubad (1560)
f. 082r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1560)
f. 100r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1560)
f. 127v
Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu (1560)
f. 145v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1560)
f. 172r
Giv captures Piran (1560)
f. 188r
Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham (1560)
f. 213v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1560)
f. 238r
f. 263r
Bizhan kills Human (1560)
f. 302v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1560)
f. 315v
Luhrasp enthroned (1560)
f. 316r
Luhrasp builds a fire temple in Balkh (1560)
f. 347v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1560)
f. 366v
Bahman delivers Isfandiyar's message to Rustam (1560)
f. 380v
Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush (1560)
f. 394r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1560)
f. 413r
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth (1560)
f. 424v
Iskandar executes Dara's murderers (1560)
f. 448r
Iskandar mourned (1560)
f. 468r
Bahram son of Bahram enthroned (1560)
f. 477r
Shapur executes Mani (1560)
f. 486v
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions (1560)
f. 500r
Bahram Gur hunts onagers (1560)
f. 518r
The coronation of Shiruy (Qubad) (1560)
f. 537v
Finispiece (verso side) (1560)
f. 538r
Finispiece (recto side) (1560)