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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
open Germany 9 46 1227 41 183 330 425 88 101 59
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
close Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
close Moscow, Museum of the Orient open 5 3 3
close St Petersburg, The Hermitage Museum open 2 13 1 12
close St Petersburg, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts open 10 368 134 60 158 16
close St Petersburg, National Library of Russia open 15 733 53 14 138 409 4 115
open Dorn 329 open 53 53
open Dorn 331 open 12 12
open Dorn 332 open 13 13
open Dorn 333 open 193 193
open Dorn 334 open 27 27
open PNS 117 open 1 1
close   PNS 13 open 48 48
010r The Div Khazarvan Kills Siyamak and Kayumars enthroned open              
011v Tahmuras enthroned open              
014v Jamshid and the Daughter of the shah of Kabul open              
019v Jamshid executed before Zahhak open              
024r Faridun puts Zahhak down into the pit open              
029v Iraj with Brothers Tur and Salm just before Murder open              
033v Manuchihr Kills Tur open              
035r Manuchihr Kills Salm open              
037v The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam open              
047v Zal meets Rudaba open              
053v The birth of Rustam open              
055v Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
065r Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
072v Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
074v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
076v Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang open              
077v Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
080r Rustam overpowers the King of Mazandaran open              
081r The King of Mazandaran changes himself into a rock open              
099r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
107r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
128r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
177r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
179r Rustam captures and kills Kamus open              
180v Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse open              
186v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
193v Rustam kills Puladvand (not in SN) open              
195v Rustam fights Div Akwan open              
197r Rustam kills the Akvan Div open              
235r The mother of Barzu asks Rustam not to kill her son open              
248r Barzu kills Pilsam open              
262r Bizhan kills Human open              
273v Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih open              
274v The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
276v The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
303r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
333v Luhrasp assasinated open              
337v Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
338v Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
339v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
360v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
366r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
377r Iskandar attends dying Dara open              
414r Shapur is about to punish the King of Rum open              
458r Anushirvan's second majlis for Buzurjmihr open              
473r Buzurjmihr arranges chess pieces before Anushirvan open              
545v Shirin commits suicide near the coffin of Khusraw Parviz open              
551r Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills General Rustam open              
open PNS 266 open 69 69
open PNS 381 open 50 50
open PNS 382 open 30 30
open PNS 383 open 4 4
open PNS 394 open 67 67
open PNS 64 open 66 66
open PNS 65 open 75 75
open PNS 90 open 25 25
close St Petersburg, Oriental Library, St Petersburg University open 1 30 30
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 4308 35 749 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