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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
open Add 269 open 13 13
close Add 835 open 56 56
005v Tahmuras enthroned open              
053r The birth of Rustam open              
079v Kay Kavus airborne open              
093v Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
121r Afrasiyab is bound by Pilsam *? open              
143r Farud fights Zarasp * open              
150v Khusrau's champions in battle * open              
167v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
171v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
177r Khaqan captured * open              
188r Rustam and the Akvan Div * open              
201v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (?) open              
203r Rustam fights Afrasiyab open              
232v Rustam battles Pilsam * open              
237v Rustam kills Pilsam * open              
241r Afrasiyab fights Barzu * open              
252r Bizhan kills Human open              
265r Gudarz kills Piran open              
276r Kay Khusrau fights Shida open              
278r The battle between the armies of Kay Khusrau and Afrasiyab open              
309v Gushtasp kills a Dragon open              
313v Gushtasp enthroned open              
323r Gushtasp puts his son Isfandiyar in chains open              
330r Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves, kargs, rhinoceri, etc. open              
331v Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
332r Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh open              
334r Isfandiyar kills Gurgsar during the seventh labour open              
352v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
354v Gushtasp learns of Isfandiyar's death * open              
358r Death of Rustam * open              
370v Iskandar enthroned open              
376v Battle between the armies of Iskandar and of Fur open              
385r Iskandar encounters Israfil open              
388r Iskandar returns from China open              
392r Ardavan and Ardashir * open              
395r The execution of Ardavan open              
398v Ardashir enthroned open              
409v Shapur enthroned open              
418r Yazdagird enthroned open              
420r Bahram Gur hunting open              
422r A sea monster kills Yazdagird open              
424r Iranians and Bahram open              
425v Bahram Gur enthroned open              
429r Bahram Gur at a peasant's house open              
434v Bahram and the Jewel Seller (?) * open              
460v Anushirvan enthroned open              
488r Buzurjmihr arranges chess pieces before Anushirvan open              
494r Gav kills Talhand in combat open              
515v Bahram Chubina defeats and kills Sava Shah open              
534r Bahram Chubina enthroned (in Mada'in) * open              
559r Khusrau and Shirin * open              
561v The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz open              
570v Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz open              
571r Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (?) open              
575r Yazdagird enthroned open              
583v Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird open              
open Br. Or. 4 open 52 52
open Browne V 69* (14) open 43 43
open Corpus Or. 202 open 12 12
open King's 135 open 2 2
open NN 1.20 open 0
open Or. 1354 (15) open 68 1 67
open Or. 1356 (10) open 12 12
open Or. 420 open 11 11
close Exeter, Devon and Exeter Institution open 1 0
close London, The British Library open 39 1293 295 347 457 104 86 4
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