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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 1028 10 201 285 288 86 110 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 2999 75 381 369 772 83 1029 17 273
open Iran 19 100 2249 4 146 745 347 106 662 239
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 633 110 62 144 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 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 19 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 167 6 10 18 133
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1148 53 149 202 451 162 131
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 78 1279 140 592 468 79
close UK 26 308 4292 35 749 1172 1009 478 644 12 189
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 296 347 457 104 86 3
close London, The British Museum open 34 73 14 7 8 5 37 1 1
close London, Christie's open 45 175 19 94 30 7 13 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 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 61 195 8 1 127 31 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 11 646 99 281 104 162
open OR F40 Q vol.1 open 13 13
open OR F40 Q vol.2 open 13 13
open Ryl Pers 220 open 0
open Ryl Pers 525 open 76 76
open Ryl Pers 8 open 19 19
open Ryl Pers 869 open 86 86
open Ryl Pers 9 open 66 66
open Ryl Pers 909 open 104 104
open Ryl Pers 910 open 102 102
close   Ryl Pers 932 open 41 41
001v Illuminated opening page open              
002r Illuminated opening page open              
007v The court of Sultan Mahmud open              
015v Illuminated 'unvan open              
018v Gaymarth seated on a tiger-skin among rocks, surrounded by his courtiers in animal skins open              
027v Faridun feasting with Kundrau, minister of Zahhak open              
042r Enthronement of Manuchihr open              
064r Rustam and the mad elephant open              
070v Battle between the Persians and Turanians in which Nauzar is captured open              
078r Rustam lifts Afrasiyab from the saddle open              
087v Rustam and the White Div open              
096v Kay Ka'us in his flying machine open              
112v Rustam bewailing the dying Suhrab open              
122r The fire ordeal of Siyavush. open              
164v Kay Khusraw attacking the fortress of Bahram open              
193v Fariburz consummates his marriage to Firangis, widow of Siyavush and mother of Kay Khusraw open              
211r Rustam drags the Khaqan from his elephant open              
226r Bizhan brought before Afrasiyab open              
247v Nastihan's night-attack on the Persian camp, during which he was killed by Bizhan open              
273r Kay Khusrau and Shida wrestling open              
292r Execution of Garsivaz and Afrasiyab by Kay Khusrau open              
301v Enthronement of Luhrasp open              
308r Gushtasb and the dragon open              
318r Battle between the Persians and Turanians in which Zarir was killed open              
329v Isfandiyar enquires of Gurgsar concerning the Brazen Fortress open              
355r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes open              
371r Iskandar, disguised as a legate, before Dara. open              
381v Battle between the armies of Iskandar and the Fur open              
389v Iskandar and his men destroying the dragon among the rocks open              
402v Battle between Ardashir and Ardavan open              
408r Ardashir recognises his son Shapur playing hockey with other boys open              
433v Bahram Gur snatches the crown from between two lions open              
449v Battle between Bahram Gur and the Khaqan in which the latter was captured open              
460r Shangul King of Hind entertained by Bahram Gur open              
477v Anushirvan leading his army to war with Caesar open              
510r Anushirvan and the gray bearded Indian envoy with his puzzles open              
525r Bahram Chubina riding to visit King Hurmuzd open              
539v Execution of Ayin Gashasp before Khusrau enthroned open              
561v Battle between Khusraw and Bahram Chubina in which the former escapes open              
574r Gurdiya displaying his hosrsmanship before Khusrau, who is shown enthroned with Shirin open              
591v Shirin before the parricide Shiruye open              
open Ryl Pers 933 open 126 33 93
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 705 2 173 56 41 233 91 107
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 41 411 3586 301 300 780 1009 268 731 33 161
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 10 501 410 34 50 7
open private collections 13 41 247 127 9 23 78 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0