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Accession Number:
ACC 1243-1244
Hijri Date:
866 Rajab
Gregorian Date:
1462 April (to nearest hijri month)
Rustam b. Salar
Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Haji Isfandiyar, known as "Tarakshband"
Abu Mansur
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 26
Page Size (h x w):
355 x 272 mm
Text Size (h x w):
260 x 187 mm
Nast 'aliq
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Codex in two volumes
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2009-04-25 11:41
Public Notes
Preface, ff. 1v - 5r.
Project Notes
Ms. status complete, or 2 vols. only?

Calligrapher's name should presumably be tarkash-band (quiver-maker) and needs altering.

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sample page
f. 001r
Shamsa (1462)
f. 001v
Illuminated unvan (1465)
f. 002v
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna (1465)
f. 005v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1465)
f. 006r
Illuminated title page (recto side) (1465)
f. 008v
In praise of Sultan Mahmud (1465)
f. 015r
Faridun fords the Dijla on the way to fight Zahhak (1465)
f. 022v
The murder of Iraj (1465)
f. 027v
Manuchihr kills Salm (1465)
f. 035r
Rudaba and Zal together (1465)
f. 044r
The birth of Rustam (1465)
f. 054r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1465)
f. 057r
Rustam charges the Mazandaranis with an uprooted tree (1465)
f. 058v
The King of Mazandaran changes himself into a rock (1465)
f. 063v
Rustam and the Iranians hunt in Afrasiyab's preserves (1465)
f. 082v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1465)
f. 100r
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal (1465)
f. 108r
The death of Farud (1465)
f. 120v
Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard (1465)
f. 130v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1465)
f. 132v
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1465)
f. 140r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1465)
f. 150r
Rustam kills Akvan Div (1465)
f. 160r
Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau (1465)
f. 163v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1465)
f. 174r
Bizhan kills Human (1465)
f. 184r A
The first combat: Fariburz fights Gulbad (1465)
f. 184r B
The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala (1465)
f. 184v A
The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman (1465)
f. 184v B
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1465)
f. 185r A
Hujir leads away the horse and body of Sipahram (1465)
f. 185r B
The second combat: Giv stuns Guruy Zirih (1465)
f. 185v A
The third combat: Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him to the ground (1465)
f. 185v B
The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht (1465)
f. 193r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1465)
f. 200r
Rustam takes Jahn and Garsivaz prisoner (1465)
f. 210v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1465)
f. 222r
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1465)
f. 223v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1465)
f. 233v
f. 234r
f. 235v
f. 242r
The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp (1465)
f. 245v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1465)
f. 248r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1465)
f. 248v
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1465)
f. 249v
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1465)
f. 250r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1465)
f. 251r
Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm (1465)
f. 252v
Isfandiyar disguised as a merchant before Arjasp (1465)
f. 261v
Rustam and Isfandiyar parley (1465)
f. 270v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1465)
f. 275v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1465)
f. 289r
Iskandar enthroned (1465)
f. 298r
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog (1465)
f. 302v
The great sages mourn the death of Iskandar (1465)
f. 308v
Haftvad's daughter spinning in the garden (1465)
f. 328v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1465)
f. 334r
Bahram Gur enthroned (1465)
f. 337v
A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion
f. 349r
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin (1465)
f. 354r
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1465)
f. 355v
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1465)
f. 365v
Anushirvan enthroned (1465)
f. 376r
Anushirvan's first majlis for Buzurjmihr (1465)
f. 390r
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess (1465)
f. 402r
Anushirvan replies to the mobads (1465)
f. 410v
Hurmuzd appoints Bahram Chubina as general (1465)
f. 418r
Bahram Chubina wears the woman's clothes sent by Hurmuzd (1465)
f. 428r
Bahram Chubina's horse is killed under him (1465)
f. 430v
Bahram Chubina enthroned (1465)
f. 436r
Gustaham in conversation with the weeping talisman (1465)
f. 441r
The angel Surush rescues Khusrau Parviz (1465)
f. 448v
Qalun is arrested and beaten to death (1465)