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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 1034 10 202 287 290 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 95 1786 4 146 623 234 88 473 218
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
open Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
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
close UK 26 308 4306 35 748 1172 1009 482 643 12 201
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, The British Library open 39 1293 295 347 457 104 86 4
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 48 4
open I.O.Islamic 3263 open 23 23
open I.O.Islamic 3265 open 41 41
close   I.O.Islamic 3540 open 60 60
001v Solomon enthroned (frontispiece) open              
002v Queen of Sheba (frontispiece) open              
010r Bath scene where Firdausi gave away half of the reward by Sultan Mahmud open              
017r Kayumars enthroned open              
025r Faridun strikes down Zuhhak in palace in the presence of Jamshid's sisters open              
035r Tur defeated and killed by Minuchihr open              
044r Zal embracing Rudaba open              
054r The birth of Rustam open              
071v Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div open              
091r The death of Suhrab open              
098r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
106r Siyavush playing polo with Afrasiyab open              
116r The murder of Siyavush open              
121v Rustam in battle against Afrasiyab open              
130r The enthronement of Kay Khusrau open              
138v Persian troops sacking Farud's castle open              
144v The battle of Mount Hamavan between the armies of Gudarz and Piran open              
153r Ruhham and the Sorcerer open              
166r Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
176r Rustam leads an attack on the Turanians' allies open              
183r Rustam attacking the fortress of Kafur the man-eater open              
195v Piran stays the execution of Bizhan open              
206r Rustam and Bizhan carry out a raid on Afrasiyab's palace open              
219r Barzu lassoing Faramarz open              
225r Combat of Rustam and Barzu open              
238v Encounter of Afrasiyab and Pilsam open              
242r Rustam falls in combat with Pilsam the latter being kicked by Rakhsh open              
254v Bizhan kills Human open              
262r Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard open              
274r Rustam leading the Persian army to war with Afrasiyab open              
281v Kay Khusrau kills Ila open              
288v Kay Khusrau gives a safe conduct to Afrasiyab's family open              
299r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
307v Enthronement of Luhrasp (right half of double page) open              
308r The enthronement of Luhrasp (left half of double page) open              
315r Gushtasp killing the dragon open              
324v The death of Zarir in battle between Iran and Turan open              
339v Isfandiyar's attack on Arjasp in the Brazen Fortress open              
356r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes open              
361v Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
373r Iskandar comforting the dying Dara open              
381r Iskandar visiting the Ka'ba open              
390r Iskandar building the wall against Gog and Magog open              
401v Bahram Gur winning the crown from between the lions open              
411r Bahram Gur hunting lion open              
416v Bahram leading the Khaqan captive open              
429r The battle between Piruz and Khushnavaz open              
441v Capture of Roman fortress by Nushiravan open              
454r Battle between the Khaqan and Haytalians open              
463v Introduction of chess at the court of Anushirvan open              
477v Anushirvan attacking a moated Roman fortress open              
490v Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah open              
502r Binduy and Gustaham blind Hurmuzd open              
519r Khusrau Parviz with Maryam open              
528v Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion open              
536v Khusrau and Gurdiya, sister of Bahram Chubina open              
547v Shiruy's followers find Khusrau Parviz in the garden open              
561r Rustam killed by Sa'd at the battle of Qadisiyya open              
568v hunting scene (right of a double page finispiece) open              
569r hunting scene (left half of a double page finispiece) open              
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 47 188 19 93 32 8 14 22
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 94 1 39 10 34 10
close London, School of Oriental & African Studies open 6 101 6 47 43 5
close London , Simon Ray open 1 1 1
close London, Sotheby's open 59 192 8 1 127 29 23 4
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 11 647 99 282 104 162
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 708 2 173 56 41 236 89 109
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 41 409 3558 335 300 783 1010 266 700 33 128
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 40 243 123 9 23 78 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0