view archive:
Collections
Help

This list is organised on a country basis, except for dispersed manuscripts or those for which the location is currently unknown. Click on the red > to display the collections in each country that have been investigated by the Project.

Options
Utilities

collections

manuscripts

illustrations
14C 15C 16C 17C 18C 19C 20C no date
open Armenia 1 1 56 56
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 3 35 62 9 28 16 5 2 2
open Denmark 2 37 73 6 16 31 14 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 239 71 72 49 14 11 22
open France 9 61 1035 10 202 288 290 86 111 48
open Georgia 2 12 74 1 16 44 13
close Germany 9 46 1227 41 183 330 425 88 101 59
close Berlin, Museum of Islamic Art open 7 12 4 5 1 2
close Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin open 15 718 38 92 75 320 87 99 7
open Jahangir Blatt open 1 1
open Ms. Diez A fol. 1 open 31 31
open Ms. Diez A fol. 71 open 38 38
open ms. Diez A fol. 72 open 5 5
open ms. Diez A fol. 73 open 6 4 2
open Ms. Hamilton 260 open 42 42
close   Ms. Minutoli 134 open 99 99
004r Firdausi before Mahmud of Ghazna open              
007r Zahhak murders his father Mirdas open              
009r Jamshid surrounded by ladies is shooting birds * open              
013r Jamshid cut in half before Zahhak open              
019r Zahhak bound on mount Damavand open              
024v Salm and Tur murder Iraj open              
032r Sam asks the Simurgh to return Zal open              
041v Zal hands Sam's letter to Manuchihr open              
047v Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
054r Afrasiyab executes Nauzar open              
060v Kay Ka'us enthroned open              
063v Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
064v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
065v Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
066v Rustam's fifth labour: he lassoes Aulad open              
068r Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
076r Kay Kavus airborne open              
082r Suhrab fights Gurdafarid open              
090r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
094r The maiden is presented to Kay Kavus open              
099r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
110r Siyavash sitting with Farangis open              
114r Siyavush shows Damur and Guruy Zirih his ability open              
118v Guruy executes Siyavush open              
126r Rustam fights Afrasiyab, Human and the Turanians open              
134v Kay Kavus receives Kay Khusrau arrived from Turan open              
146r Bizhan fights Farud open              
153r The Iranians find their men, amongst whom Bahram, dead on the battlefield * open              
159v Ruhham subdues Bazur the Turanian wizard open              
167v Kamus fighting Tus open              
170v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
172v Rustam captures and kills Kamus open              
179v Rustam fights Sava open              
180r Rustam kills Gahar Gahani open              
181v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
191r Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
197r Piran stays the execution of Bizhan open              
205r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
212v Barzu lifts Fariburz and Tus from the saddle open              
219v Faramarz with panther-hat pulls Barzu from the saddle with his lasso * open              
230v Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu open              
240v Rustam fights Pilsam * open              
245v Rustam binding Pilsam open              
249v Barzu fighting Afrasiyab * open              
260v Bizhan kills Human open              
271vA Fariburz kills Gulbad open              
271vB Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih open              
272r Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him down with great force on the ground open              
272vA The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala open              
272vB The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman open              
273r Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
273vA Hujir leads away the horse and body of Sipahram open              
273vB Zanga kills Akhvast open              
274r The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman open              
274v Barta kills Kuhram open              
275r Gudarz kills Piran open              
277v Bizhan goes after Gustaham open              
287r Kay Khusrau kills Shida open              
294v Kay Khusrau gives a safe conduct to Afrasiyab's family open              
303v Hum captures Afrasiyab open              
311v Kay Khusrau makes appointments and gives up his throne open              
319v Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
330r Bidarafsh kills Zarir open              
335r The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp open              
340v Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
341v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
342v Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
343v Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
347v Isfandiyar kills Arjasp and rescues his sisters open              
360v Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush open              
364r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
369v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
372v Bahman executes Faramarz open              
381v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
384v Iskandar meets Raushanak open              
387v In India Iskandar receives the daughter of the King of Hind open              
393r Qaydafa shows Iskandar his portrait open              
398r Iskandar in the land of the Amazons open              
401v Iskandar with the Khaqan of Chin * open              
415r Mihrak's daughter converses with Shapur open              
420r Shapur open              
428v The King of Rum captive before Shapur open              
438v Bahram Gur snatches the crown from between two lions open              
446r Bahram Gur with Barzin's daughters open              
453v Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin open              
464v Bahram Gur bequeaths his Kingdom to Yazdagird open              
470r Qubad enchained before Jamasp open              
484r Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin open              
497r Buzurjmihr arranges chess pieces before Anushirvan open              
502r Anushirvan's third banquet for Buzurjmihr open              
508v Anushirvan's envoy Mihran seated in the Khaqan's court open              
520v Hurmuzd enthroned open              
529v Bahram Chubina fights Sava Shah open              
538r Khusrau Parviz enthroned open              
560v Bahram Chubina dead on a bier open              
572v The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz open              
582r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
587v Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills General Rustam open              
open Ms. or. fol. 172 open 17 8 9
open Ms. or. fol. 189 open 39 2 1 36
open Ms. or. fol. 209 open 168 168
open Ms. or. fol. 3380 open 50 50
open Ms. or. fol. 359 open 41 41
open Ms. or. fol. 4251 open 67 67
open Ms. or. fol. 4252 open 26 26
open Ms. or. fol. 4255 open 88 88
close Goettingen, Niedersaechsische Staats- und Universitaetsbib. G. open 1 19 19
Goettingen, Universitaetsbibliothek open 0 0
close Halle, University and Sachsen-Anhalt Library open 1 20 20
close Heidelberg, Universitaetsbibliothek Heidelberg open 2 99 49 50
close Leipzig, Grassi Museum open 1 2 2
close Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek open 6 341 63 242 36
close Munich, Staatliches Museum fur Volkerkunde Munchen open 13 16 3 4 6 1 2
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 38 109 3000 74 381 369 774 83 1028 17 274
open Iran 19 91 1784 4 149 623 234 88 473 213
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 632 110 62 143 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 336 1 17 91 176 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 19 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 168 6 10 18 134
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 132 635 45 151 199 98 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 77 1218 140 546 453 79
open UK 26 308 4309 35 750 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
open USA 41 409 3600 335 300 783 1048 266 700 33 132
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 512 412 43 50 7
open private collections 12 40 257 124 9 23 91 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0