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Faridun questions his mother
Public Notes
At the age of 16 Faridun asks his mother about his lineage. She tells him that his father Abtin, son of Tahmuras, was killed by Zahhak. The boy vows revenge.

[I do not see the bearing of the Harvard picture on this scene.]

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Mohl Bertels Khaleghi- Motlagh Mohl Warner
Volume 1 1 1 1
Page 78 64 59-61 152-154
Verse Start 159 153
Verse End 193 183
f. Bria02
Colnaghi Auction House
ms. 1976
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
ms. LTS1995.2.13
f. 005r
Merton College
ms. Cod. or. 19