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Accession Number:
Spencer Pers. ms. 13
Hijri Date:
1032 Jumada I 25
Gregorian Date:
1815 (to 20)
Origin:
Delhi
Patron:
Ghulam Riza Khan Bahadur Tabatabai
Calligrapher:
Ahmad Sadiq b. Hafiz Ibrahimi
Folios extant in ms.:
622
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
319 x 210 mm
Text Size (h x w):
186 x 104 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
622r
Sample Page Folio:
15r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
MS not yet examined
Illuminations in ms:
10
Illustrations in ms:
94 ( 91 Shahnama 2 Barzunama 1 other [ Preface ] )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
laura
Date last updated:
2007-05-23 14:23:43
 
Public Notes

Incorrectly Indo-Persian ms.. 13 in catalogue of B. Schmitz, p. 169, but that is a Haft Paikar of Nizami.

 
References
Dating Ref:
Schmitz, B. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library. OUP. New York. USA.
Origin Ref:
Schmitz, B. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library. OUP. New York. USA.
Illustration Ref:
Schmitz, B. Islamic manuscripts in the New York Public Library. OUP. New York. USA.
 
 
Illustration in archive - 97     (back to top)
622r
colophon
f. 012v
The tomb of Firdausi (1815)
f. 016r
Kayumars enthroned (1815)
f. 016v
The Div Khazarvan fights Siyamak (1815)
f. 017v
Hushang enthroned (1815)
f. 018r
Tahmuras enthroned (1815)
f. 018v
Jamshid enthroned (1815)
f. 069v
The birth of Rustam (1815)
f. 088r
Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon (1815)
f. 098v
Kay Kavus airborne (1815)
f. 155r
The coronation of Kay Khusrau (1623)
f. 162r
Farud kills Zarasp (1815)
f. 164v
Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham (1815)
f. 223r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1815)
f. 225r
Rustam and Bizhan defeat Afrasiyab in battle (1815)
f. 259r
Scene from the Barzunama (1815)
f. 274r
Bizhan kills Human (1815)
f. 287r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran (1815)
f. 300v
Bizhan and Human wrestle for a second time (1815)
f. 318v
(1815)
f. 348r
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains (1815)
f. 356v
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1815)
f. 387v
The execution of Faramarz (1815)
f. 412v
Iskandar and the sage Khizr seek the Fountain of Life (1815)
f. 420v
Ardavan disgraces Ardashir in their dispute over game (1815)
f. 427r
Ardashir Babakan enthroned (1815)
f. 445v
Yazdagird the Sinner enthroned (1815)
f. 456r
A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion (1623)
f. 585v
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1815)