Keywords: battle

335 objects
F1940.15

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 line; one of a group of 2 folios. …

F1931.22

Folio from a Layla u-Majnun by Nizami (d. 1209); recto: The battle between the Arab chief Nawfal and the tribe of Layla; verso: text, continuation of the canto

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: The battle between the Arab chief Nawfal and the tribe of Layla; verso: text: continuation of the canto, 4 columns, 19 lines; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: The text and the …