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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
open C 1654 open 29 29
open C 1670 open 7 7
open C 50 open 26 26
open C 52 open 31 31
open C 822 open 74 74
open D 1 open 11 2 9
open D 14 open 4 4
open D 184 open 28 28
close   D 377 open 146 146
009r Mi'raj of Muhammad open              
016r Birth of Faridun open              
019r Faridun with Jamshid's sisters open              
019v Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand open              
022r The King of Yemen receives Faridun's sons open              
025v Tur and Salm murder Iraj open              
029r Manuchihr and the Iranians Defeat the Army of Tur and Salm open              
029v Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
031r Manuchihr kills Salm open              
034r The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam open              
037r Zal by Rudaba's castle open              
039v Zal meets Rudaba open              
049r Sam sees Rustam's portrait open              
053v Qubad fights Barman open              
055r Qaran is killed by Barman open              
057r Afrasiyab executes Nawzar open              
059v Rustam catches Rakhsh open              
061r Rustam and Kay Qubad open              
061v Rustam kills Qalun open              
065r Zal and his army greet Kay Kavus open              
067v Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion open              
068v Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon open              
069r Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch open              
070v Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang open              
071v Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
074v The King of Mazandaran is executed open              
078r Rustam lassoes the King of Sham open              
079v A div tempts Kay Kavus open              
080r Kay Kavus' airborne open              
083r Rustam kills Alkus in combat open              
084v Tahmina visits Rustam open              
090v Zhanda Razm discovered dead and brought to Suhrab open              
095v Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
103r Sudaba accuses Siyavush open              
113r Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab open              
118r Siyavash sitting with Farangis open              
119r Siyavush Battles Guruy Zara open              
123r Siyavush taken prisoner brought to Afrasiyab open              
124v Guruy executes Siyavush open              
129r Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab open              
130v Rustam kills Pilsam open              
147v Farud kills Rivniz open              
148r Farud kills Zarasp open              
150r Jarira commits suicide over her son's body open              
151r Bizhan returns to the Persian camp with the head and equipment of Palashan open              
152r Bahram kills Kabuda open              
157r Tazhav kills Bahram open              
157v Giv captures Tazhav open              
166v Fariburz marries Farangis open              
173r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
174v Kamus kills Alvu open              
175r Rustam captures and kills Kamus open              
176r Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse open              
180r Rustam and the Khaqan of Chin before the battle open              
182v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
185v Rustam battles Kafur the Man eater open              
188v Puladvand overwhelms Iranians open              
189v Rustam wrestles with Puladvand open              
192v Rustam Kills the Div Akwan open              
193v Kay Khusrau holds court open              
194v Bizhan slaughters the wild boars open              
195r Maniza entertains Bizhan in the meadows open              
204r Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
214r Bizhan and Human wrestle for the first time open              
215v Bizhan kills Nastihan during the night attack of Nastihan open              
218v Gudarz receives Ruyin open              
221v The Iranians battle the Turanians open              
225vA Kalbad captured before Fariburz open              
225vB Giv stuns Guruy Zirih open              
226rA The third combat: Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him to the ground open              
226rB The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala open              
226vA Ruhham kills Barman open              
226vB Bizhan kills Ruin open              
227rA Hajir cleaves Sipahram's helmet with a sword open              
227rB The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht open              
227vA Gurgin kills Andariman open              
227vB Barta kills Kuhram with his sword open              
228v Gudarz cuts off the head of Piran open              
231r Gustaham kills Lahhak and Farshidvard open              
239v Kay Khusraw kills Shida open              
240v The battle between the armies of Kay Khusrau and Afrasiyab open              
241r Kay Khusrau kills Ila open              
246r Rustam takes Jahn and Garsivaz as prisoners open              
251v Kay Khusrau defeats and kills the King of Makran open              
252v Kay Khusrau sees the marvels of the Zara sea open              
255r Hum captures Afrasiyab open              
256v Kay Khusrau executes Afrasiyab open              
264r Luhrasp enthroned open              
266r Gushtasp at Caesar's court open              
268r Gushtasp kills the wolf open              
270r Gushtasp kills a dragon open              
272r Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat open              
277v Battle between Gushtasp and Arjasp open              
278v Bidarafsh kills Zarir open              
280r Isfandiyar Kills Bidarafsh open              
284r The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp open              
288r Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar open              
292r Isfandiyar kills Arjasp open              
292v Isfandiyar kills Kuhram open              
293v Isfandiyar returns home after his exploits open              
301v Rustam and Isfandiyar parley open              
306v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
311r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
311v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
314r Faramarz executed by Bahman open              
319rA Faylakus learns about the birth of Iskandar open              
319rB Birth of Iskandar's horse open              
321v The battle between the armies of Iskandar and Dara open              
325r Iskandar asks his mother to bring Rawshanak for him as a wife open              
329v Iskandar kills the Fur of Hind open              
335r Iskandar and his men are attacked by sea serpents and wild boars open              
336r Iskandar sends the letter to the women's town of Harum open              
337v Khizr in front of the Fountain of Life open              
338v Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog open              
339v Iskandar in the land of the talking trees open              
341v At Babylon Iskandar sees the baby, omen of his death open              
347r The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir open              
350r Ardashir views Haftvad's castle open              
363v The King of Rum before Shapur open              
368r Munzir presents Bahram with some beautiful slave girls open              
368v Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
370v A sea monster kills Yazdagird open              
373v Bahram Gur snatches the crown from between two lions open              
376v Bahram Gur hunts lions open              
377r Bahram Gur and the drunken Kabruy open              
385r Bahram Gur hunts lions open              
393v Bahram Gur kills a wolf in Hindustan open              
394r Bahram Gur kills a dragon open              
418v Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the jew open              
442r Anushirvan's second majlis for Buzurjmihr open              
443r Aushirvan's third majlis for Buzurjmihr open              
457r Bahram Chubina defeats and kills Sava open              
462v Bahram Chubina in the castle of the Fortune Teller open              
466v Ayin Gushtasp is about to be killed by his neighbour open              
472v Khusrau Parviz consults his generals and mobads open              
474v Bahram Chubina sees dead Hurmuzd open              
482r Gustaham and the Magic figure made by Rumis open              
492v Qalun is arrested and beaten to death open              
500v Khusraw Parviz goes hunting open              
512r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusraw Parviz open              
518r Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills general Rustam open              
522r The miller assassinates Yazdagird open              
524v Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird open              
525r Majuy Suri is hung open              
open E12 open 12 12
close St Petersburg, National Library of Russia open 15 733 53 14 138 409 4 115
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