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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
open Germany 10 49 1237 41 182 340 426 88 101 59
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
close Ireland 2 29 631 108 62 144 151 106 58 2
close Dublin, The Chester Beatty Library open 26 434 108 62 144 114 3 1 2
open In 11A.34 open 1 1
open In 17 open 37 37
open In 23 open 0
open In 36 open 42 42
open In 47.10 open 1 1
open In 64 open 3 3
open Per 104 open 82 82
open Per 110 open 14 14
open Per 111 open 7 7
open Per 114 open 5 5
open Per 118 open 1 1
open Per 157 open 31 31
open Per 158 open 30 30
open Per 214_1995:3 open 1 1
open Per 214_vol.1 open 30 30
open Per 214_vol.2 open 34 34
open Per 230 open 0
open Per 256 open 5 5
open Per 270 open 22 22
open Per 271 open 9 9
open Per 277 open 16 14 2
open Per 292.3 open 1 1
close   Per 295 open 60 60
005r Firdawsi and the three poets of the Ghaznavid court open              
018r Faridun's enthronement open              
028r Qalun captures Alan Dezh open              
036v Zal goes to Rudabeh in her chambers open              
048v Rustam fights the white elephant open              
055v Afrasiyab kill Nawdhar in a battle open              
065v Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya open              
072r Rustam hunts in Afrasiyab's preserves open              
075v Rustam rests after hunting on the Turanian border open              
086v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
096v Garsivar is asking for pardon before Siyavosh open              
103v Siyavush plays polo with Afrasiyab open              
119v ???? Rustam kills Pilsam ???? open              
132v Kaykhusrau enumerates and acknowledges the Iranian commanders in a document open              
143v Bahram is killed in a battle open              
152v Piran and Tus are conversing on top of the mount Hamavaran open              
160r Rustam kills Ashkabus in a battle open              
168r Shangal runs away from Rustam in a battle open              
174v Rustam is being hurled into the sea by Akvan Div open              
177v Bizhan slaughters the wild boars open              
188v Bizhan and Rustam after the rescue from the pit open              
199v Bizhan kills Human in a battle open              
207v Giv fights Piran open              
215v Gustham fights Luhak and Farshidvard open              
226v Kay Khusraw battles Afrasiyab open              
232v Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh open              
241v Kay Kavus and Kay Khusrau approach the sacred fire open              
248v Kay Khusraw and his paladins camping in the desert open              
255v Gushtasp catches Kitayun's eye at Caesar's court open              
259v Gushtasp fight the dragon open              
262r Bahram Chubina kills the lions open              
263v Enthronement of Gushtasp open              
269v Battle between Gushtasp and Arjasp open              
277v Isfandyar, released from his chains, puts on his armour open              
283v Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
288v Arjasp is killed in his battle with Isfandiyar open              
296v Rustam and Isfandiyar conversing at the bank of river Hirmand open              
303v Isfandiyar wounds Rustam and Rakhsh in their first battle open              
306v Rustam hits Isfandiyar in the eye with his forked arrow open              
310v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
317v Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
322v The third battle between Iskandar and Dara open              
332v Iskandar goes to pilgrimage to Mecca open              
338v Iskandar sees the marvels of the eastern sea open              
342v Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog open              
350v Gulnar falls in love with Ardshir open              
363v Shapur is enthroned open              
368v Battle of Shapur with the Arabs led by Ta'ir open              
383v Bahram Gur is enthroned open              
389v Bahram Gur finds the treasure of Jamshid open              
394v Bahram Gur in a hunting ground in Kirman open              
406v Bahram Gur fights the wolf and kills it open              
424v Qaysar answers the letter of Nushirvan open              
443r Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess open              
499v Talhand dies on the back of his elephant during the battle open              
525v King Saveh is killed in a battle and his sons are captured open              
536v Khusrau Parviz enthroned open              
554v Bahram Chubina learns about the return of Khusrau Parviz open              
582r Khusrau Parviz sends a message to Qubad open              
open Per 296.8 open 0
open Per 300.2 open 1 1
open Per 300.3 open 1 1
close Dublin, Trinity College Library open 3 197 37 103 57
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 3521 301 284 745 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