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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
open Additional 18804 open 97 97
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
close   Oriental 12688 open 90 90
008v Firdausi and the court poets open              
015v Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna enthroned open              
016v Gayumars and his courtiers open              
017v Hushang killing the Black Div open              
019r Jamshid enthroned open              
022r Zahhak enthroned open              
028v Faridun attacking Zuhhak watched by Jamshid's sister open              
036r The murder of Iraj by his brothers Tur and Salm open              
037r Faridun mourning the death of Iraj open              
041v Minuchihr and his army killing Tur open              
045v Minuchihr enthroned open              
053r Zal visiting Rudabeh open              
066v The birth of Rustam open              
076v Zall killing Khazarvan in battle open              
079v The reconciliation between the armies of Zal and Zav and the drawing up of the boundary between Iran and Turan open              
081r Rustam catching Rakhsh open              
083v Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
084r open              
086v Kay Kaus enthroned open              
090v Rakhsh killing the lion while Rustam sleeps open              
091v Rustam roasting a wild ass in the grove open              
092r Rustam killing the dragon open              
093r Rustam killing the witchwoman open              
094v Rustam fighting Arzhang open              
095v Rustam killing the white div open              
097r Rustam crushing the hand of the king of Mazandaran in their trial of strength open              
098v Rustam killing Juya open              
102v open              
106r Kay Kavus airborne open              
109v Pilsam fighting Gustaham open              
111v Rustam seeing Tahmineh for the first time open              
113v Suhrab snatching Gurdafarid's helmet off in battle and discovering she is a woman open              
117v Suhrab shown the body of Zhandeh Razm who was killed by Rustam open              
119r Hajur telling Suhrab the names of opposing chiefs of Iran open              
121v Rustam and Suhrab returning to their respective camps after their first battle open              
123v Suhrab defeating Rustam open              
124r Rustam stabbing Suhrab open              
130v Sudabeh tempting Siyavush open              
132r Siyavush visiting Sudabeh open              
135r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
145v Meeting between Siyavush and Afrasiyab open              
147v Siyavush and Afrasiyab playing polo open              
148v Siyavush and Afrasiyab hunting open              
150v Siyavush and Farangis together open              
155v Siyavush defeating Damur and Garvi open              
162r Garvi killing Siyavush and Garsivaz catches the blood in a bowl open              
165r Kay Khusrau brought before Afrasiyab by Piran open              
168v Surkeh taken prisoner by Faramarz open              
171v Rustam enthroned as king of Turan after defeating Afrasiyab open              
175r Giv finding Kay Khusrau in Turan open              
180r Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv open              
181v Kai Kaus putting the young Kay Khusrau on the throne beside him open              
186r Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal open              
196r Bizhan fights Farud on foot open              
197v The Iranians mourn Farud open              
200v Battle berween Giv and Tazhav in which Tazhav's crown was snatched off open              
204r Battle between Iranians and Turanians open              
212v Battle between Tus and Human open              
214v Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard open              
224v Battle between Kamus and Giv open              
227v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
229v Rustam taking Kamus prisoner open              
232v Meeting between Rustam and Piran open              
237v Rustam unhorsing Shangal open              
240r Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
249r Rustam overthrows Puladvand open              
253r Rustam kills Akvan Div open              
255v Bizhan slaughters the wild boars open              
257v Manizha entertains Bizhan in the meadows open              
260v Manizha is brought to the pit open              
264v Rustam feasts with Giv open              
269v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
283v Bizhan kills Human open              
293v Battle between Giv and Piran open              
297vA Battle between Fariburz and Kulbad open              
297vB The second combat: Giv fights Guruy Zirih open              
298rA The third combat: Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him to the ground open              
298rB The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala open              
298v Battle between Ruhham and Barman open              
299rA Bizhan leads away the horse and body of Ruyin open              
299rB The seventh combat: Hujir kills Sipahram with a blow of his sword open              
299v Battle between Akhast and Zangeh open              
300rA Gurgin taking Andariman's horse and armour after defeating him in battle open              
300rB The tenth combat: Barta kills Kuhram open              
300v Battle between Gudarz and Piran open              
305r Bizhan finding Gustaham wounded after his battle with Luhhak and Farshivard open              
313r The iranian and Turanian armies ranged up against each other open              
317v Kay Khusrau defeating Shida open              
321v Kay Khusrau fights Afrasiyab again open              
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