Keywords: Aq Qoyunlu dynasty (1378 - 1501)

14 objects
S1986.176

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto: Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text: Battle of Gurgin and Andariman

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.176

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration, Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text, Battle of Gorgin and Andariman, four columns, four lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold …

S1986.175

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text: Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.175

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text, Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text …

S1986.174

Folio from a copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.174

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings …

S1986.172

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Kay Khusraw and Kay Kavus; verso: text: Afrasiyab captivated by Houm

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.172

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Kay Khusraw and Kay Kavus; verso: text, Afrasiyab captivated by Houm; four columns, twenty-three lines of text, one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text is set in gold, …

S1986.160

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Giv brings Gurgin before Kay Khusraw

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.160

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, four columns, seventeen lines with square panels with diagonal hemistichs and triangular figurative verse illuminations; verso: illustration and text, Giv brings Gurgin before Kay Khusraw; one of a group of seven folios. Border: …

S1986.159

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.159

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines of text; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set …

S1986.61

Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.61

Manuscript; Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in gold; 149 folios with 2 unwans (fols.1verso and 74verso), 86 paintings (17recto, 18verso, 19recto, 23recto, 23verso, 24recto, 25recto, 29recto, 29verso, 30verso, 31verso, 32verso, 34verso, 35verso, 36recto, 37recto, 40verso, 41recto, 41verso, 42verso, 43recto, 43verso, 44verso, 45recto, 45verso, 46recto, 46verso, 47recto, 49verso, 50recto, 51recto, 53recto, …