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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
open Egypt 1 7 238 70 72 49 14 11 21 1
open France 9 62 1010 10 192 280 285 86 109 48
open Georgia 2 12 73 1 15 44 13
close Germany 10 49 1238 41 182 341 426 88 101 59
close Berlin, Museum of Islamic Art open 7 12 4 5 1 2
close Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin open 16 718 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
open Ms. Minutoli 134 open 99 99
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
close   Ms. or. fol. 4255 open 88 88
003v Firdausi on the road to Mahmud of Ghazna open              
009r Zahhak enthroned open              
012r Faridun kills Zahhak open              
012v Faridun Enthroned open              
013v The three sons of Faridun ask for the hand of the daughters of Yemen open              
015v Tur and Salm Slay Iraj open              
020v Sam Asks the Simurgh to Return Zal open              
023r Sam Asks the Simurgh to Return Zal open              
027r Sindukht gives Audience to Sam open              
029r Zal Marries Rudaba open              
029v The Birth of Rustam open              
038r Rustam's First Feat: Rakhsh Kills a Lion open              
039v Rustam's Seventh Feat: He Slays the White Div open              
044r Kay Ka'us Air-Borne open              
046v Tahmina Visits Rustam open              
049v Rustam knocks down Tus in the presence of Kay Kavus open              
053r Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
058r The Fire Ordeal of Siyavush open              
065r Siyavush Marries Farangis open              
070r Guruy Executes Siyavush open              
072v Faramarz Captures Surkha, Son of Afrasiyab open              
075v Giv Finds Kay Khusraw open              
076v Piran finds out that Kaykhusraw and Farangis have fled open              
080v Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal open              
085v The death of Farud open              
097v Rustam meets the soldiers of the Iranian army in Zabulistan and embraces Gudarz. open              
098v Rustam Slays Ashkabus and His Horse open              
104r Rustam Pulls the Khaqan of Chin from His Elephant by Lasso open              
109v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
117r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
123r Bizhan kills Human open              
126r The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
129r The fourth combat: Furuhil against Zangala open              
129vA The fifth combat: Ruhham against Barman open              
129vB The sixth combat: Bizhan against Ruyin open              
129vC The seventh combat: Hujir against Sipahram open              
130rA The second combat: Giv against Guruy Zirih open              
130rB Guraza binds Siyamak onto his horse and leads him away open              
130rC The eighth combat: Zanga-yi Shavaran against Akhvast open              
130vA Gurgin kills Andariman open              
130vB The tenth combat: Barta against Kuhram open              
138r Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground open              
145v Kay Khusraw meets the Khaqan of Chin open              
146r Kay Khusraw crosses the sea open              
148r Hum Captures Afrasiyab open              
149r Kay Khusraw Slays Afrasiyab while Garsivaz Watches open              
150r The advice of Zal to Kay Khosrow open              
155v Gushtasp kills the horned wolf open              
162v Isfandiyar pierces Bidarafsh open              
168r Isfandiyar fights two wolves open              
168v Isfandiyar decapitates a lion open              
169r Isfandiyar's Third Exploit: He Battles the Dragon open              
169vA Isfandiyar's Fifth Exploit: He Kills the Simurgh open              
169vB Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
169vB Isfandiyar's Fourth Exploit: He Slays the Sorceress open              
175v Rustam, Roasting an Onager, Kicks Aside the Rock Pushed by Bahman open              
181r Rustam, Roasting an Onager, Kicks Aside the Rock Pushed by Bahman open              
181v Rustam Shoots Isfandiyar in the Eyes with a Double-Pointed Arrow open              
183v Rustam giving arms to Bahman open              
185r Rustam mortally wounded kills his brother who is behind a tree open              
191v Iskandar Attends the Dying Dara open              
197v Iskandar with Queen Qaydafa and Her Court open              
201v Iskandar in the Land of the Talking Trees open              
208v Ardashir Enthroned open              
215v Shapur, dressed as a merchant, before the King of Rum open              
220r Bahram Gur's Mount Tramples Azada open              
221r A Sea Monster Kills Yazdigird open              
223r Bahram Gur Enthroned open              
228r Bahram Gur shooting lions open              
230v Bahram Gur decapitating a lion open              
235v Bahram Gur with Shangul open              
243r Mazdak Discusses his Philosophy before Qubad open              
248r Nushirvan attacks the fortress Qalinyus open              
250v Nushirvan Finds a Male Youth in his Harem open              
257v Mihran Sitad acquires the daughter of the Khaqan of Chin for Nushirvan open              
260v Buzurjmihr playing chess with the Indian messenger open              
263v Gav Kills Talhand in Combat open              
269v The mobads question Hurmuzd and receive answers open              
271r Hurmuzd Enthroned open              
276r Bahram Chubina Defeats and Kills Sava open              
279r Bahram Chubina in women's clothes behind the spindle open              
285v Khusraw Parviz and Bahram Chubina Battle open              
293v Khusraw Parviz flies from Bahram Chubina open              
296v Bahram Chubina pierces the lion Kappi open              
304v The Musician Barbad Plays for Khusraw Parviz open              
309v Mihr Hurmuzd Slays Khusraw Parviz open              
315v The Miller Assassinates Yazdigird open              
317r Bizhan Kills Mahuy to Avenge Yazdigird open              
open Ms. or. Oct. 1080 open 0
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 6 351 63 252 36
close Munich, Museum funf Kontinente open 13 15 3 3 6 1 2
close Stuttgart, Linden-Museum open 2 2 1 1
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 37 109 2962 75 381 368 737 83 1028 17 273
open Iran 19 100 2234 4 145 743 347 106 655 234
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 12 335 1 17 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 27 334 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
open USA 44 415 3518 301 284 742 1005 268 728 33 155
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 43 244 123 9 22 80 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0