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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 1228 41 183 330 426 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 38 109 2997 74 381 369 774 83 1025 17 274
open Iran 19 91 1786 4 149 624 234 88 474 213
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
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 26 296 4271 34 746 1162 987 482 643 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 1292 295 346 457 104 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 55 55
open Additional 27258 open 64 64
open Additional 27261 open 2 2
open Additional 27302 open 52 52
close Additional 5600 open 90 90
012v Hushang and Gayumars fighting the Black Div to avenge the death of Siyamak open              
018v Kava, the smith, kneeling before Zuhhak open              
024v Faridun meeting his three sons on their return from the Yemen open              
028r Iraj stabbed to death by Tur open              
032v Minuchihr spearing Tur in battle open              
037r Sam discovering his infant son Zal on mount Alburz with the simurgh open              
042v Zal and Rudabeh open              
051r The priest testing Zal before Minuchihr open              
054r Birth of Rustam open              
064r Rustam catching Rakhsh open              
065v open              
068v A minstrel div tempts Kay Kavus to invade Mazandaran open              
075v Rustam killing the white div open              
078v Rustam asking Kay kaus to allow him to return to zal open              
084v Kay Kavus airborne open              
088r Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber open              
099r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
107v The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
116v Afrasiyab greets Siyavush open              
128r Guruy executes Siyavush open              
130r Piran bringing Kay Khusrau before Afrasiyab open              
134r Rustam fighting Pilsam open              
139v Kay Khusrau brought back by Giv and Piran open              
142v Kay Khusrau, Giv and Farangis crossing the Oxus open              
147v Kay Khusrau setting the young Kai Khusrau on the throne beside him open              
154v Farud shoots Giv's horse from under him open              
156v Bahram finding Jarireh killing herself near her son Farud's body open              
169v Ruhham cutting off the arm of Bazur, the sorcerer, on Mount Hamavaran open              
176r Meeting between Piran and the Khaqan of Chin on Mount Hamavaran open              
178r Kamus in battle against Tus and Giv open              
180v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
182v Rustam leading his prisoner, Kamus open              
183v Rustam siezing the horse of Changish in battle open              
189r Rustam defeating Shangal open              
197v Rustam overthrows Puladvand open              
200v Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea open              
211v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
222v Human fighting Bizhan open              
234r The second combat: Giv fights Guruy Zirih open              
236v Gudarz pursuing Piran up the hill open              
244v Afrasiyab being told of the death of human and piran and the defeat of the Turanians open              
250r Kay Khusrau killing Shaida open              
257r Kay Khusrau and his army attacking Afrasiyab at Gang-bihisht open              
264v Kay Khusrau crossing the sea on his way to Gangdizh open              
269v Kay Khurau watching Afrasiyab and Garsivaz being executed open              
274r Kay khusrau talking to Rustam and Zal when he appointed Luhrasp as his successor open              
277v Rustam, Zal and Giv hearing of the death of Kay khusrau open              
280v Burab testing Gushtasp's claim to be a black-smith open              
285r Gushtasp killing the dragon open              
288v Gushtasp after his acccession receive the Qaysar of Rum open              
295r Garami son of Jamasp seizes the Iranian standard but is killed open              
304v Isfandiyar carrying the body of his brother away from the battle on his saddle open              
310v Isfaniyar killing simurgh in his fifth trial open              
314v Isfandiyar killing Arjasp in the Brazen Fort open              
320v Bahman about to roll a rock on Rustam cooking a wild ass below open              
325v Meeting between Isfandiyar and Rustam open              
333r Rustam shooting Isfandiyar in the eyes with his maic forked arrow open              
338v Rustam impaled in the pit of spears shooting Shaghad through the tree trunk watched by Zavareh open              
343v The infant Darab, abandoned by his mother Humay, rescue by the lauderer open              
344v Rashnavad finds Darab asleep by a ruined castle open              
346v Darab rewards his foster parents open              
350r Iskandar visiting Dara open              
353r Iskandar comforting the dying Dara open              
357r Mihran interpreting the Qaid of Hind's dream open              
361v The iron cavalry filled with lighted naphtha used by Iskandar to rout Fur's war elephants open              
364v Nushabeh recognising Iskandar open              
372r The wall built against Juj and majuj open              
385v Ardashir on his way to the Brazen Fort to kill the worm open              
387v Shapur brought before Ardashir open              
399v Shapur with the daughter of Mihrak open              
402v Shapur brought fettered before the Qaysar of Rum open              
404v Shapur with Mani open              
408v Bahram Gur showing off his hunting prowess to Azadeh by replacing a gazelle's horns by arrows open              
411v Bahram Gur hearing of his father's death and of Khusrau Parviz's succession to the throne open              
419v The drunken shoemaker riding Bahram Gur's lion open              
437r Meeting between Bahram Gur and Shangal open              
452v Mazdak hanged by order of Anushiravan open              
464v Buzurjmihr interpreting Anushirvan's dearm open              
477v The Khaqan of Chin sending his daughter to Anushiravan escorted by Mihran open              
483v Buzurjmihr introducing the Kind of Hind to nard open              
488v Battle between Talhand and Gav open              
506r Mihran Sitad telling Hurmuzd about Bahram Chubin open              
525r Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina dispute kingship rights open              
538v Kharrad discovering the talisman set up by Qaysar of Rum to deceive his enemies open              
548r Bahram Chubin killing the dragon open              
551v Bahram Chubin killed by Qulun open              
555v khusrau Parviz with Shirin open              
562v Barbad entertaining Khusrau Parviz by playing the lute open              
573v Shirin visiting the tomb of Khusrau Parviz open              
578v Rustam, brother of Farrukhzad, killed by Sa'd ibn Waqqas open              
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
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 40 159 15 92 10 6 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 54 183 7 1 119 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 11 649 101 282 104 162
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 710 2 173 56 41 238 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 40 409 3603 336 301 784 1048 266 700 33 132
open Uzbekistan 1 13 252 128 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 514 413 43 50 8
open private collections 11 39 203 124 9 23 37 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0