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open Armenia 1 1 62 62
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 4 37 63 9 27 17 6 2 2
open Denmark 2 38 75 6 16 31 16 2 4
close Egypt 1 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
close Cairo, Dar al-Kutub open 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
open Adab Farsi 78 open 2 2
open Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi Tal'at, no. 71 open 16 16
open Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi, no. 18 open 16 11 5
open Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi, no. 53 open 12 12
open Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi, no. 59 open 72 72
open Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi, no. 60 open 49 49
close Ms. Ta'rikh Farisi, no. 73 open 71 70 1
000 Front cover plus flap open              
001r Start of prose preface open              
003r Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna open              
004r Other images from Forewords of the manuscript open              
004v Double illuminated page at start of poem open              
006r Page of rubrics Page of rubrics open              
013v Tur and Salm Slay Iraj open              
016r Manuchihr Kills Tur open              
018r Birth of Zal open              
026v Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr open              
028v Rustam Slays the White Elephant (smashes its head with a mace) open              
032v Afrasiyab executes Nauzar open              
034v Turanians Flee as Rustam Comes to Bring Back Kay Qubad from Mount Alburz open              
035v Qarin fights Shamasas open              
036r Rustam Lifts Afrasiyab from his Horse open              
039v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
041r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
045r Guraza Captures the Shah of Berberstan open              
046v Rustam hunts in Afrasiyab's preserves open              
051v From the Top of the White Fort, Suhrab and Human Look On at Rustam's Army open              
054v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
057v Siyavush is summoned to Sudaba's quarters a second time open              
059r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
064v Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab open              
073r Faramarz kills Varazad (spears him in the belly with a lance) open              
074v The Combat of Faramarz and Qubad (?) open              
076v Afrasiyab and Human Escape from Rustam open              
077r Rustam Fights the Turanians open              
079v Giv captures Piran open              
083r Kay Khusrau pledges vengeance against Afrasiyab open              
086v Farud kills Zarasp, son-in-law of Tus open              
088r Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham open              
089r Bizhan kills Palashan open              
092v Bahram Defends Himself with an Arrow Against Ru'in, the son of Piran open              
094r Kay Khusraw Holds Tus in Contempt for His Disobedience open              
101v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
103v The Khaqan of Chin sends Human to negociate with Rustam open              
107v The defeat of the Turanian army open              
109v Rustam kills Kafur, the Ferocious King of Bidad open              
110v Afrasiyab learns of Rustam's arrival open              
112v Afrasiyab escapes from Rustam open              
114r Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
117r Bizhan brought before Afrasiyab open              
120v Kay Khusrau feasts with Rustam and the Pahlavans open              
122v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
128v Bizhan kills Human open              
134v Fariburz ties Gulbad over his saddle open              
135r Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih open              
135v The third combat: Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him to the ground open              
136r The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala open              
136v The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman open              
137r The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
137v The seventh combat: Hujir kills Sipahram with a blow of his sword open              
138r Gudarz mourns the dead Piran open              
146r Kay Khusrau kills Ila open              
149v Rustam Captures Gang Dizh open              
154r Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara open              
156v The execution of Afrasiyab open              
158r Kay Khusrau grants an audience to Rustam and Zal open              
160v Kay Khusrau says a final farewell to his loyal comanders open              
164r Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
180r Gushtasp receives Isfandiyar on his return from the Haft Khvan open              
188v Rustam Shoots a Double-Pointed Arrow in Isfandiyar's Eyes open              
195r Darab rewards his foster parents open              
213v Ardashir enthroned open              
223v Bahram son of Shapur enthroned open              
243v Piruz son of Yazdagird enthroned open              
248r Kasra Nushirvan enthroned open              
263v Anushirvan sits before chessboard sent by the Raja of Hind open              
285v Khusrau Parviz enthroned open              
291r Bahram Chubina enthroned open              
open France 9 62 1005 10 190 280 285 85 108 47
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
open Germany 10 49 1237 41 182 341 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 109 3003 75 381 405 733 83 1028 17 281
open Iran 19 100 2227 4 145 741 344 106 653 234
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 2 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 334 1 16 90 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 17 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 450 162 131 1
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 129 629 45 150 195 97 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 81 1285 140 595 468 79 3
open UK 27 335 4364 36 750 1186 1024 421 745 12 186
open USA 44 415 3493 300 284 736 997 268 723 33 150
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 512 406 48 51 7
open private collections 14 43 240 121 8 21 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0