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Accession Number:
Hijri Date:
Gregorian Date:
1820 (to nearest hijri year)
Sattar Muhammad b. Ghulam Ali
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 27
Page Size (h x w):
388 x 235 mm
Text Size (h x w):
280 x 160 mm
Indian Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2015-12-10 21:30
Public Notes
Described in Bagher Najafi, p. 353, ills. 274-76. CM

The previous accession no. was 6232.

It is adorned with 4 illuminated sarlawhs on ff. 2v, 168v, 310v, and 426v.

The paper is Indian and the binding is modern.


Project Notes
All details from Najafi, to be completed.

The info and images have been acquired and uploaded. SM

Still; to check lines in Mohl for many pages, which do not seem to bear close relationships to the text, or follow recognisable iconography. (CM)

General Ref:
Najafi, Sayyid Muhammad Baqer Shahnama-yi Iran. Handschriften-Sammlung von Firdusis Schahnameh in Iran. Langenhagen. Germany.
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sample page
f. 002v
Illuminated unvan (1830)
f. 005r
Kayumars enthroned (1820)
f. 011r
Faridun enthroned (1820)
f. 028v
The head of Iraj is brought to Faridun (1820)
f. 032v
Faridun receives Manuchihr's victory message (1820)
f. 033r
Jamshid enthroned (1820)
f. 038r
Manuchihr kills Salm (1820)
f. 039v
Manuchihr enthroned (1820)
f. 041r
The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam (1820)
f. 046r
Rudaba and Zal together (1820)
f. 056v
Sam sees Rustam's portrait (1820)
f. 064v
Zal learns of the death of Nauzar (1820)
f. 072v
Rustam's second labour: he finds a spring and kills an onager (1820)
f. 080v
Kay Kavus airborne (1820)
f. 085r
Gurdafarid talks to Suhrab (1820)
f. 092r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1820)
f. 100r
Afrasiyab is frightened by a nightmare (1820)
f. 104r
Afrasiyab writes to Siyavush (1820)
f. 114v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1820)
f. 117r
Introducing the return of Kay Khusrau to the land of Iran (1820)
f. 122r
Kay Khusrau captures Suhrab's horse Bihzad (1820)
f. 127v
Kay Khusrau enumerates his champions (1820)
f. 132r
Farud kills Zarasp (1820)
f. 138v
Bahram returns to the battlefield to retrieve his whip (1820)
f. 151r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1820)
f. 158v
The Khaqan of Chin led captive by Rustam (1820)
f. 166r
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1820)
f. 168v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1820)
f. 173r
Piran stays the execution of Bizhan (1820)
f. 294v
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains (1820)
f. 342r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1820)
f. 348v
f. 356v
f. 361v
f. 364r
f. 369v
f. 380r
f. 387v
f. 391r
f. 405v
f. 426v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1820)
f. 431v
f. 438r
f. 447v
f. 456r
f. 462v
f. 470r
f. 477v
f. 486r
f. 493v
f. 501r
f. 512r
f. 518v
f. 525v
f. 534r
f. 543r