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Accession Number:
Adab Farsi 78
Title of Work:
Kulliyat of Sa'di
Author:
Sa'di of Shiraz
Hijri Date:
1025
Gregorian Date:
1616 (to nearest hijri year)
Origin:
Safavid
Folios extant in ms.:
306
Ms Type:
Miscellany
Completion Status:
MS not yet examined
Illustrations in ms:
20 ( 2 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2010-01-13 21:25
 
Public Notes
See National Library of Egypt, 2008, pp. 152-55. The ms. is described as a Kulliyat of Sa'di, a "collection of literary letters, where the main text block houses the Kulliyat of Saadi. It is composed of 306 folios, distinguished by 20 full-page miniatures depicting classical themes in classical late Safavid style.The dimensions are given as 14.5 x 25 (i.e. 250 x 145 mm).

Of the 3 miniatures reproduced, 2 are associated with the Shahnama.

Project Notes
All details to be checked and ms. to be seen next time, for identifying paintings and how the layout works.
 
References
 
 
Illustration in archive - 2     (back to top)
f. 001
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1616)
f. 287
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1616)