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Accession Number:
Additional 15531
Hijri Date:
942 Dhu'l-Hijja
Gregorian Date:
1536 June (to nearest hijri month)
Origin:
Safavid, Tabriz
Folios extant in ms.:
543
Estimated num folios in ms.:
0
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
338 x 213 mm
Text Size (h x w):
234 x 138 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
543v
Num Other Colophons:
265r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
5
Illustrations in ms:
48 ( 4 frontispiece(s) 44 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2007-00-14 08:27:11
 
 
References
General Ref:
Rieu, C. Catalogue of Persian manuscripts in the British Museum. 2 British Museum. London. UK.
Dating 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.
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. 002v
Frontispiece (verso side) (1536)
f. 003r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1536)
f. 010r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1536)
f. 012r
The Prophet Muhammad and the 'Ship of Faith' (1536)
f. 013v
Kayumars enthroned (1536)
f. 022v
Faridun defeats Zahhak (1536)
f. 050v
Zal bestows the kingship of Zabulistan on his son Zal (1536)
f. 061r
Zav, son of Tahmasp, enthroned (1536)
f. 071v
Rustam confronts the divs after killing Arzhang (1536)
f. 080r
Rustam fights the Turanians (1536)
f. 091r
The first combat of Rustam and Suhrab (1536)
f. 100r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1536)
f. 111v
Siyavush marries Farangis (1536)
f. 119v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1536)
f. 129r
Giv finds Kay Khusrau in Turan (1536)
f. 143v
Farud kills Zarasp (1536)
f. 153v
Giv kills Tahzav in revenge for the death of Bahram (1536)
f. 166v
Kamus fights Giv and Tus (1536)
f. 177r
Rustam kills Gahar Gahani (1536)
f. 187v
Rustam kills Akvan Div (1536)
f. 198r
Manizha appeals to Rustam (1536)
f. 210r
Bizhan kills Human (1536)
f. 223r
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1536)
f. 236r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1536)
f. 240r
Kay Khusrau receives a messenger from Gustaham (1536)
f. 256r
Kay Kavus and Kay Khusrau celebrate their return to Iran (1536)
f. 263v
Kay Khusrau rides into the desert with his followers (1536)
f. 280r
The start of the battle between the armies of Gushtasp and Arjasp (1536)
f. 308r
Isfandiyar discusses the coming conflict with Rustam with his brother Pashutan (1536)
f. 318r
Rustam falls into a pit (1536)
f. 325r
The accession of Darab (1536)
f. 337r
Battle between the armies of Iskandar and the Fur (1536)
f. 345r
Iskandar sees the wonders of the city of Hurum (1536)
f. 355v
Ardashir and Ardavan fight (1536)
f. 366r
Shapur son of Ardashir enthroned (1536)
f. 381v
Bahram Gur, Munzir and Nu'man receive a Persian delegation at Jahrum (1536)
f. 395v
Bahram Gur hunts onagers (1536)
f. 407r
Shangul learns the identity of Bahram Gur and is reconciled with him (1536)
f. 419v
The mobad Babak attempts to muster the troops (1536)
f. 436r
The battle between the armies of Chin and Haytal (1536)
f. 445v
Buzurjmihr invents the game of backgammon and shows how it is played (1536)
f. 460v
Anushirvan besieges the Rumis in Aleppo (1536)
f. 484v
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina meet (1536)
f. 501v
Bahram Chubina and Khusrau fight on a mountain (1536)
f. 514r
Gurdiya is given a warm reception by Khusrau Parviz (1536)
f. 525r
Shiruy (Qubad) enthroned (1536)
f. 531v
Shiruy writes to Shirin and recives her reply (1536)
f. 539r
Bizhan raises war against Mahuy (1536)