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Accession Number:
Suppl. persan 2113
Title of Work:
Shahnama and other epics
Author:
Firdausi and other authors
Hijri Date:
974 Rajab
Gregorian Date:
1567 February (to nearest hijri month)
Origin:
Shiraz
Ownership:
Gift of the king of Afghanistan Amanullah to Andre Godard, French Architect in Kabul, 23 June 1923; came into the BNF in March 1967
Patron:
Sultan of Golconda (?)
Calligrapher:
Shahramir al-Katib al-Shirazi
Folios extant in ms.:
567
Estimated num folios in ms.:
567
Columns x Rows:
5 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
422 x 275 mm
Text Size (h x w):
265 x 160 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
567r
Sample Page Folio:
054r
Num Other Colophons:
555r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
0
Illustrations in ms:
29 ( 3 frontispiece(s) 25 Shahnama 1 Garshaspnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
 
Public Notes
The choice of scenes for illustration are all quite standard, but include one scene from the Garshaspnama.

There are currently no images available for this ms.

 
References
General Ref:
Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
Dating Ref:
Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
Origin Ref:
Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
Folio Ref:
Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
Illustration Ref:
Richard, F. Les Splendeurs persanes. Manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Paris. France.
 
 
Illustration in archive - 37     (back to top)
f. 003v
Sulayman enthroned (frontispiece) (1567)
f. 004r
Bilqis enthroned (frontispiece) (1567)
f. 009r
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna (1567)
f. 020r
Kayumars enthroned (1567)
f. 034r
Scene from the Garshaspnama (1567)
f. 054v
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1567)
f. 072v
Zal marries Rudaba (1567)
f. 082v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1567)
f. 091r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1567)
f. 099v
Kay Kavus airborne (1567)
f. 112r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1567)
f. 139r
Mourning for Siyavush (1567)
f. 155r
Kay Khusrau pledges vengeance against Afrasiyab (1567)
f. 186r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1567)
f. 205v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1567)
f. 222v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1567)
f. 235r
Piran learns about the death of Nastihan (1567)
f. 268r
Kay Khusrau gives a safe conduct to Afrasiyab's family (1567)
f. 287v
The coronation of Luhrasp (1567)
f. 288r
The coronation of Luhrasp (1567)
f. 313v
Isfandiyar bathes in the river after his second labour (1567)
f. 336r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1567)
f. 341v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1567)
f. 353r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1567)
f. 382r
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1567)
f. 402r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1567)
f. 442r
Nushzad gathers his army to fight Ram Barzin (1567)
f. 458r
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess (1567)
f. 496v
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz (1567)