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Ms. 56 G
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Accession Number:
Ms. 56 G
Hijri Date:
951 Jumada I 15
Gregorian Date:
1544 August 14
Purchased from Azeez Khayat in 1925. Previous owners Aman-Allah, who presented it to Yusuf Khan Sarhang in Kurdistan, 1265/1848.
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
450 x 302 mm
Text Size (h x w):
248 x 135 mm
Colophon Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
33 ( 33 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
General Ref:
Norgren, J. & Davis, E. Preliminary index of Shah-nameh illustrations. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. USA.
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Illustration in archive - 39     (back to top)
f. 001v
Shamsa (1544)
f. 005r
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna (1544)
f. 013v
Illuminated unvan (1544)
f. 026r
Faridun binds Zahhak (1544)
f. 039r
Faridun binds Zahhak (1544)
f. 048v
The murder of Iraj (1544)
f. 053r
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1544)
f. 063v
Zal marries Rudaba (1544)
f. 073v
The birth of Rustam (1544)
f. 075v
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant (1544)
f. 096v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1544)
f. 100r
The King of Mazandaran is executed (1544)
f. 105v
Kay Kavus airborne (1544)
f. 121r
Rustam mourns Suhrab (1544)
f. 139r
Siyavush hunts onager with Afrasiyab (1544)
f. 152r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1544)
f. 159v
Rustam kills Pilsam (1544)
f. 173v
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam after he has killed Akvan Div (1544)
f. 186v
Bizhan pursues Tazhav, who carries Ispanay on his horse (1544)
f. 209r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1544)
f. 224r
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1544)
f. 245r
Bizhan and Rustam after the rescue from the pit (1544)
f. 270v
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran (1544)
f. 287r
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1544)
f. 307v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1544)
f. 323r
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1544)
f. 338v
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1544)
f. 350v
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1544)
f. 353r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1544)
f. 361r
Gushtasp receives Isfandiyar on his return from the Haft Khvan (1544)
f. 367v
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1544)
f. 375r
Rustam boasts before his trial of strength with Isfandiyar (1544)
f. 380v
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar (1544)
f. 386v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1544)
f. 408v
The execution of Faramarz (1544)
f. 431r
Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger (1544)
f. 488v
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin (1544)
f. 598r
Gurdiya advises her brother Bahram Chubina (1544)