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Colophon
© Sam Fogg, London
Details
Accession Number:
Eckstein Shahnama
Hijri Date:
991 Dhu'l-Hijja 29
Gregorian Date:
1584 January 12
Origin:
Qazvin
Ownership:
Turkish ownership; Sir Bernard Eckstein, sold Sotheby's, 7 Feb. 1949, lot 1; Hagop Kevorkian, sold Sotheby's 7 Apr. 1975, lot 190.
Patron:
Muhammad Khudabanda Safavi?
Folios extant in ms.:
586
Estimated num folios in ms.:
593
Columns x Rows:
4 x 21
Page Size (h x w):
462 x 335 mm
Text Size (h x w):
298 x 182 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
585r
Sample Page Folio:
62r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Truncated
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
2
Illustrations in ms:
32 ( 1 frontispiece(s) 23 Shahnama 1 Barzunama 7 other [ Samnama & Bahmannama ] )
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:
Fogg, Sam Islamic manuscripts. (in Catalogue 22) (ed. Black, C. & Saidi, N.) (22) London. UK.
Folio Ref:
Melville, C. Personal notes. Cambridge. UK.
Illustration Ref:
Fogg, Sam Islamic manuscripts. (in Catalogue 22) (ed. Black, C. & Saidi, N.) (22) London. UK.
 
 
Illustration in archive - 33     (back to top)
585r
colophon
62r
sample page
f. 005r
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna (1584)
f. 011v
Kayumars enthroned (1584)
f. 022v
Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand (1584)
f. 029v
The murder of Iraj (1584)
f. 050v
Scene from the Samnama (1584)
f. 060r
Scene from the Samnama (1584)
f. 072r
Scene from the Samnama (1584)
f. 077v
The Simurgh bids farewell to Sam's son (1584)
f. 095r
The birth of Rustam (1584)
f. 110r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1584)
f. 119v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1584)
f. 129v
Kay Kavus airborne (1584)
f. 146r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1584)
f. 174v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1584)
f. 212v
Giv kills Tahzav in revenge for the death of Bahram (1584)
f. 229v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1584)
f. 240v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1584)
f. 250v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1584)
f. 267r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1584)
f. 298r
Scene from the Barzunama (1584)
f. 309v
Bizhan kills Human (1584)
f. 322v
The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad (1584)
f. 340r
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1584)
f. 359v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1584)
f. 390v
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1584)
f. 408r
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters (1584)
f. 427r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1584)
f. 453r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1584)
f. 499v
Scene from the Bahmannama (1584)
f. 533r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1584)
f. 569r
Iskandar kills Fur (1584)
f. 584r
Iskandar dies in Babylon (1584)