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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 1238 41 182 341 426 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
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
close UK 27 334 4375 36 750 1192 1026 423 746 12 186
close Birmingham, Special Collections open 1 72 20 52
close Cambridge, Ancient Indian and Iran Trust open 1 29 29
close Cambridge, Cheffins open 1 5 5
close Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum open 5 101 28 4 69
close Cambridge, University Library open 10 269 11 69 12 1 119 12 45
close Exeter, Devon and Exeter Institution open 1 0
close London, Bonhams open 3 3 1 2
close London, The British Library open 39 1293 296 347 457 104 86 3
open Additional 15531 open 48 48
open Additional 16761 open 40 40
open Additional 18188 open 72 72
close   Additional 18804 open 97 97
002r Accession of Luhrasp open              
007r Gushtasp killing the rhinoceros open              
009v Gushtasp killing the dragon open              
012r Battle between Gushtasp and Ilyas open              
014r Gushtasp enthroned with Zarir open              
021v Gushtasp and Jamasp fighting the Iranian army open              
024v Isfandiyar killing Bidarafsh in battle open              
033r Battle between the armies of Isfandiyar and Arjasp open              
035v Isfandiyar killing the wolves open              
036r Isfandiyar killing the lions open              
037r Isfandiyar killing the dragon as it tries to swallow his chariot open              
038r Isfandiyar killing the witch woman open              
039r Isfandiyar fighting the Simurgh from his chariot open              
042r Isfandiyar arriving at the Brazen Fort disguised as a merchant with his caravan open              
043r Isfandiyar's sisters recognize him in merchant's clothes open              
045r Isfandiyar's army saching the Brazen Fort open              
046r Accession of Isfandiyar open              
047r Isfandiyar watching the hanging and impaling of Andariman and Kuhram open              
048v Gushtasp receives Isfandiyar on his return from the Haft Khvan open              
055r Rustam kicking away the boulder rolled on him by Bahman open              
057v Rustam and Isfandiyar meeting open              
066v First battle between Isfandiyar and Rustam open              
067v Faramarz killing Isfandiyar's son in battle open              
068v Isfandiyar wounding Rustam and Rakhsh open              
071r The Simurgh healing Rustam's wounds while Rakhsh waits nearby open              
073v Rustam shooting Isfandiyar in the eyes with his magic forked arrow open              
076r The funeral of Isfandiyar in which his coffin is carried by his father, Gushtasp open              
082r Rustam and Rakhsh impaled in the pit of spears shooting Shaghad through a tree open              
083v Funeral procession of Rustam and Zavareh in which the bodies of their horses are also carried. open              
084v Faramarz dragging the King of Kabul from his elephant open              
087v Faramarz having been captured by Bahman is impaled and shot with arrows open              
092r Humay bequeaths the throne to Darab open              
097r Dara pursued by Iskandar across the Euphrates open              
099v Iskandar comforting the dying Dara open              
101r Iskandar watching the coffin of Dara placed in the tomb while his killers are shot open              
104r Iskandar with Rushanak, daughter of Dara open              
110v The flaming iron cavalry routing Fur's elephant in the battle between Iskandar and Fur open              
117v Iskandar meeting the Brahmans open              
118v Iskandar watching his boat being swallowed by a whale in the Western Sea open              
119r Iskandar fighting the serpents on the island of the Western Sea open              
119v Iskandar fighting the Habashis open              
120r Iskandar fighting wolves in the land of Habash open              
121r Iskandar's soldiers feeding oxskins full of naphtha to the dragon open              
121v Iskandar sees the corpse on the mountain which foretold his death open              
122r Iskandar with the women at Harum open              
124r Iskandar with Khizr at the Water of Life as the sun sinks open              
125r Iskandar with Israfil talking to the birds open              
126r Iskandar watching the wall built against Juj and Majuj open              
127r Iskandar sees the corpse with a boar's head and human bodiy on the mountain open              
128r Iskandar in the land of the talking trees open              
130v Iskandar in the country of Babil with the people with long ears open              
131v The portent of Iskandar's death, a child with lion's head, ox's tail, hoofs, breast & shoulder of a man, is shown to him open              
134r Mourners round Iskandar's coffin open              
137v Gulnar, the slave girl, lowering herself on the rope into Ardashir's room open              
144v Ardashir shooting the impaled Shahvi and Haftvad open              
160v Shapur overcoming the watchmen as he flees with the maiden who saved him open              
163v The Qaysar of Rum brought as a prisoner before Shapur open              
169v Bahram Gur catching a deer with his bow before Azadeh open              
170r Bahram Gur shooting a winged leopard open              
176r Bahram Gur killing the lions to gain the crown open              
180v The drunk shoemaker riding Bahram Gur's lions open              
185r Bahram Gur releasing a man from the dragon's belly open              
187r Bahram Gur and his retinue in green clothes hunting water fowl with falcons from boats open              
188r Bahram Gur feasting open              
188v Bahram Gur shooting wild asses open              
194r Bahram Gur hunting lions open              
198r Bahram Gur watching Khazarvan, King of Gilan, capturing the Khaqan of Chin open              
204v Bahram Gur showing off his wrestling prowess before Shangal open              
206r Bahram Gur hunting rhinos open              
207r Bahram Gur killing the dragon open              
212v Gypsy girls dancing before Bahram Gur open              
215r Hurmuzd, grandson of Bahram Gur, bethroned holding a crow open              
224r The impaled Mazdak shot through with arrows open              
243v Anushiravan receiving Buzurjumihr and the consellors open              
254v The Khaqan of Chin sending his daughter by boat on the Jaihun (Oxus) to Anushirvan open              
260v Anushirvan introdueced to chess by the King of Hind's envoys open              
262r Buzurjmihr giving nard (backgammon) to the Turkmen chief Maqatureh open              
292r Bahram Chubin with a dragon standard his army against Saveh open              
297v Saveh killed by Bahram Chubin in Battle open              
305r Battle between Bahram Chubin and the Turkman Chief Maqatureh open              
306r The daughter of the Khaqan of Chin being killed by the lion-ape on the plains during Nuruz celebrations open              
307r Bahram Chubin killing the lion-ape open              
310v Qulun killing Bahram Chubin at the mill open              
314r Gardiyeh, sister of Bahram, killing Tuvarg in battle open              
321v Khusrau Parviz arriving at Shirin's palace open              
322r Khusrau Parviz with Shirin open              
325v khusrau Parviz enthroned listening to music open              
330r Ashtad and Kharrad giving Khusrau Parviz a message from Shiruy open              
337r Khusrau Parviz, having been desposed by Shiruy, regretting his own past misdeeds while Shiruy weeps for him open              
338r Khusrau Parviz being stabbed by Mihr Hurmuzd by order of Shiruy open              
340v Shirin mourning at Khusrau Parviz's tomb open              
347r Rustam, son of Farrukhzad fighting Sa'd ibn Waqqas open              
353r Yazdgird being seized by Mahvi's soldiers after he had been stabbed by Khusrau the miller open              
353v The monks discovering Yazdgird's body in the millstream open              
356r Mahvi siezed in battle by Barsam open              
356v The miller, Khusrau, encounter Yazdgird III in his mill open              
357r Mahvi having his feet and hands cut off by order of Bizhan open              
open Additional 27257 open 56 56
open Additional 27258 open 64 64
open Additional 27261 open 2 2
open Additional 27302 open 52 52
open Additional 5600 open 90 90
open Additional 6609 open 5 5
open Additional 6610 open 47 47
open Additional 7724 open 10 10
open I.O.Islamic 119 open 5 5
open I.O.Islamic 1256 open 28 28
open I.O.Islamic 133 open 24 24
open I.O.Islamic 301 open 27 27
open I.O.Islamic 3254 open 52 1 48 3
open I.O.Islamic 3263 open 23 23
open I.O.Islamic 3265 open 41 41
open I.O.Islamic 3540 open 60 60
open I.O.Islamic 741 open 10 10
open I.O.Islamic 742 open 5 5
open I.O.Islamic 966 open 65 65
open Oriental 11842 open 14 14
open Oriental 12084 open 18 18
open Oriental 12085 open 16 16
open Oriental 12086 open 5 5
open Oriental 12483 open 30 30
open Oriental 12688 open 90 90
open Oriental 13859 open 28 28
open Oriental 1403 open 94 94
open Oriental 14403 open 3 3
open Oriental 14548 open 0
open Oriental 2926 open 9 9
open Oriental 2926, 2976 open 0
open Oriental 2976 open 9 9
open Oriental 371 open 7 7
open Oriental 4384 open 9 9
open Oriental 4906 open 38 38
close London, The British Museum open 34 73 14 7 8 5 37 1 1
close London, Christie's open 53 307 17 109 44 7 118 12
close London, Colnaghi Auction House open 1 1 1
close London , Francesca Galloway open 4 4 3 1
close London, Keir Collection open 29 142 10 63 26 43
close London, Noor Collection open 1 0
close London, Royal Asiatic Society open 2 51 35 1 14 1
close London, Sam Fogg open 14 92 1 39 10 32 10
close London, School of Oriental & African Studies open 6 100 5 47 43 5
close London , Simon Ray open 1 1 1
close London, Sotheby's open 76 213 9 7 134 35 23 5
close London , Spink open 2 3 2 1
close London, Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding open 19 48 28 20
close Manchester, John Rylands University Library of Manchester open 11 640 96 279 103 162
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 68 21 47
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 645 2 173 56 41 177 90 104
close Oxford, Merton College open 1 18 16
close St Andrews, University of St Andrews Library open 1 37 37
close Windsor, Windsor Castle open 2 160 88 71 1
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