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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 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 91 1784 4 149 623 234 88 473 213
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
open UK 26 308 4309 35 750 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
close USA 40 409 3600 335 300 783 1048 266 700 33 132
close Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library open 1 19 19
close Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art open 2 37 36 1
close Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum open 6 228 6 39 144 39
close Bloomington, The Lilly Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana University open 2 24 2 22
close Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum open 2 3 3
close Boston, Museum of Fine Arts open 30 82 12 34 16 16 3 1
close Bridgeport, Olsen Foundation open 2 5 2 3
close Buffalo, NY, Albright-Knox Gallery open 1 0
close Cambridge, Harvard University Art Museums open 76 111 25 13 53 15 2 1
close Cambridge, Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library open 4 41 1 3 1 36
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago open 0 0
close Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum open 1 4 4
close Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art open 9 11 5 2 4
close Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts open 1 2 2
Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of the Arts open 0 0
close Houston, Texas, Art and History Trust open 2 0
close Kansas, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art open 2 5 5
close Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art open 26 35 5 10 18 2
close Minneapolis, Institute of Arts open 1 0
Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Art open 0 0
close New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library open 13 50 24 25 1
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art open 15 29 6 5 9 6 3
close New York , Metropolitan Museum of Art open 34 713 119 23 178 371 16 6
close New York, The Morgan Library and Museum open 2 75 5 70
New York, New York Alex Gallery open 0 0
close New York, Public Library open 12 598 161 125 277 33 2
Oregon, Portland Art Museum open 0 0
close Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia open 11 657 63 185 13 49 273 74
open Lewis O. 166 open 71 71
open Lewis O. 50 open 65 63 2
open Lewis O. 51 open 32 32
open Lewis O. 52 open 46 46
open Lewis O. 53 open 36 36
open Lewis O. 54 open 11 11
open Lewis O. 55 open 30 30
open Lewis O. 56 open 20 18 2
open Lewis O. 57 open 66 1 65
close   Lewis O. 58 open 191 117 74
002v Illuminated title page (verso side) over start of poem open              
003r Illuminated title page (recto side) open              
019v The murder of Iraj open              
023v Manuchihr kills Tur in battle open              
027r The birth of Zal open              
042r Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr open              
045v Rustam kills Zal's white elephant open              
052r Afrasiyab executes Nauzar open              
055v Rustam kills Qalun open              
057r Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
057v Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt open              
073v Rustam pulls the King of Sham from his saddle by lasso open              
076r Rustam and the Iranians hunt in Afrasiyab's preserves open              
077v Rustam fights the Turanians open              
085r Suhrab and Human survey the Iranian army open              
090r Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab open              
095r Siyavush in Sudaba's private quarters open              
098r The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
107r Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab open              
122r Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab open              
124r Rustam confronts the army of Afrasiyab open              
127v Human attacks Rustam to allow Afrasiyab to escape open              
128r The Turanians flee from Rustam open              
132r Giv captures Piran open              
138r Kay Khusrau pledges vengeance against Afrasiyab open              
144r Farud kills Zarasp open              
146v The death of Farud open              
148r Bizhan kills Palashan open              
154r Bahram defies Ruyin and the Turanian forces open              
156r Kay Khusrau reproaches Tus for his actions open              
169v Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse open              
174r Rustam and Piran parley open              
179v Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso open              
180r The defeat of the Turanian army open              
185r Afrasiyab learns of Rustam's arrival open              
188r Afrasiyab flees from Rustam open              
190v Rustam fights a sea monster open              
195v Bizhan brought before Afrasiyab open              
201v Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau open              
205r Rustam returns to Iran open              
205v Rustam and Bizhan carry out a raid on Afrasiyab's palace open              
215v Bizhan kills Human open              
217r Nastihan makes a night attack and is killed by Bizhan open              
227r The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad open              
227v The second combat: Giv fights Guruy Zirih open              
228r The fourth combat: Furuhil fights Zangala open              
228v The fifth combat: Ruhham fights Barman open              
229r The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin open              
229v The seventh combat: Hujir kills Sipahram with a blow of his sword open              
230r The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht open              
230v The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman open              
231r The tenth combat: Barta kills Kuhram open              
231v The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran open              
235r Gustaham kills Farshidvard open              
235v Gustaham fights Lahhak and Farshidvard open              
246v Burzi-aila flees from Kay Khusrau open              
248v Kay Khusrau fights Afrasiyab again open              
253r Rustam takes Jahn and Garsivaz prisoner open              
260r Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara open              
263v Hum captures Afrasiyab open              
265r The execution of Afrasiyab open              
267v Kay Khusrau grants an audience to Rustam and Zal open              
271v Kay Khusrau says a final farewell to his loyal comanders open              
272r Kay Khusrau's champions lost in the snow open              
273v Illuminated unvan open              
276r Gushtasp seeks work in Rum with the smith Burab open              
278v Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum open              
280v Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum open              
290r Isfandiyar's father summons him open              
297r Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar open              
299r Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves open              
299v Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions open              
300v Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon open              
304r Isfandiyar disguised as a merchant before Arjasp open              
306v The battle between the forces of Isfandiyar and Kuhram open              
311v Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman open              
316r Rustam boasts about his strength open              
318r Isfandiyar discusses the coming conflict with Rustam with his brother Pashutan open              
320v Rustam and Rakhsh wounded by the arrows of Isfandiyar open              
322r Zal summons the Simurgh to restore Rakhsh and Rustam to health open              
324r Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow open              
329r Rustam kills Shaghad before dying open              
333v Darab questions the launderer's wife about his parents open              
334v Rashnavad finds Darab asleep by a ruined castle open              
336r Humay bequeaths the throne to Darab open              
339r Iskandar with Dara open              
340r The second battle of Iskandar against Dara open              
342r Iskandar attends the dying Dara open              
348r Iskandar kills the Fur of Hind open              
354r Iskandar fights the women of Hurum open              
355r Iskandar encounters Israfil open              
356v Iskandar and the talking tree open              
358v Approaching Babylon Iskandar meets Gushbistar open              
363r Ardashir hunts with Ardavan's sons open              
365v Ardashir and Ardavan fight open              
367r Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat open              
370v Hurmuzd before Shapur during a polo game open              
375v The battle between the armies of Shapur and Rum open              
388r Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada open              
395v Bahram Gur and Mihr Bandad open              
398v open              
399v Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth open              
420v Khushnavaz flees from Sufaray open              
431r Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin open              
435v Anushirvan's seventh majlis for Buzurjmihr open              
437r The battle between the armies of Chin and Haytal open              
441v Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter open              
454v Hurmuzd enthroned open              
463r Bahram Chubina defeats the army of Sava Shah open              
473r Ayin Gushtasp is murdered open              
477v Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina dispute kingship rights open              
481r Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz open              
484v Bahram Chubina enthroned open              
487r Khusrau Parviz hears from the monk again open              
493r Bahram Chubina kills Kut the Roman open              
499r Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura open              
500r Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion open              
503r The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina open              
507v Gurdiya is given a warm reception by Khusrau Parviz open              
511v Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz returning from the hunt open              
526v Fara'in is killed by Shahran Guraz open              
530v Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam open              
533v The Kurds defeat Ardashir open              
open Lewis O. 59 open 89 89
close Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art open 3 4 3 1
close Princeton, University Library (Firestone) open 5 287 90 197
close Providence, Brown University Library open 15 26 6 20
close Richmond, Virginia, Museum of Fine Arts open 1 2 2
close San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art open 22 63 33 7 16 2 2 3
close San Francisco, Asian Art Museum open 14 2 2
Seattle, Seattle Art Museum open 0 0
close Washington DC, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery open 59 288 34 62 167 9 2 13
close Washington, D.C., Freer Gallery of Art open 31 195 109 6 7 44 22 7
close Worcester, Worcester Art Museum open 4 4 1 3
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 40 257 124 9 23 91 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0