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Ms. I. 2
Florence, Villa I Tatti, Berenson Collection (in index)
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Accession Number:
Ms. I. 2
Gregorian Date:
1535 (circa)
Bernard Berenson (1912), from Claude Anet (Paris).
Folios extant in ms.:
Estimated num folios in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 23
Page Size (h x w):
360 x 220 mm
Text Size (h x w):
230 x 114 mm
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
34 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 32 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
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Date last updated:
2009-01-31 16:25
Project Notes
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General Ref:
Uluc, Lale A group of artists associated with the "Asitana" of Husam al-Din Ibrahim. (in Pearls from Water) (in Artibus Asiae) (ed. Komaroff, Linda) 67 (1) pp. 113-45 Artibus Asiae. Zurich. Switzerland.
Dating Ref:
Ettinghausen, R. Miniature persiane nella collezione Bernard Berenson. Milan. Italy.
Origin Ref:
Ettinghausen, R. Miniature persiane nella collezione Bernard Berenson. Milan. Italy.
Folio Ref:
Melville, C. Personal notes. Cambridge. UK.
Illustration Ref:
Piemontese, A.M. I manoscritti persiani della Collezione Berenson. (in Studi in Onore di Francesco Gabrieli nel suo ottantesimo compleanno) 2 pp. 631-639 Rome. Italy.
Illustration in archive - 34     (back to top)
f. 001v
Sulayman enthroned (frontispiece) (1535)
f. 002r
Bilqis enthroned (frontispiece) (1535)
f. 018v
Kayumars enthroned (1535)
f. 030r
Faridun binds Zahhak (1535)
f. 043v
Manuchihr kills Salm (1535)
f. 061v
Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr (1535)
f. 088r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1535)
f. 097v
Kay Kavus airborne (1535)
f. 114r
Rustam mourns Suhrab (1535)
f. 123v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1535)
f. 146r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1535)
f. 163r
Kay Khusrau's army besieges Bahman's castle (1535)
f. 178v
Piran attacks the Iranian camp at night (1535)
f. 203r
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1535)
f. 221r
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1535)
f. 229r
Manizha entertains Bizhan in the meadows (1535)
f. 243v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1535)
f. 296v
Afrasiyab comes to Gang Dizh (1535)
f. 315r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1535)
f. 326v
The coronation of Luhrasp (1535)
f. 345v
Nivzar dies in battle (1535)
f. 375v
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1535)
f. 393v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1535)
f. 416r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1535)
f. 432v
Iskandar kills a dragon (1535)
f. 452v
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1535)
f. 475v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1535)
f. 495v
Bahram Gur hunts lions (1535)
f. 511v
Shangul entertains Bahram Gur (1535)
f. 533v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin (1535)
f. 554v
Anushirvan sits before the chessboard sent by the Raja of Hind (1535)
f. 595v
Gurdiya advises her brother Bahram Chubina (1535)
f. 618r
Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura (1535)
f. 653v
Purandukht (Turandukht) enthroned (1535)