Keywords: battle

335 objects
S1986.262

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Rustam and his men attack the fortress of Gang Dizh; recto: text

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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, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text: Rustam and his men attack the fortress of Gang Dizh; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, red, …

S1986.247

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Ardashir slays Haftwad; verso: The story of slaying of Haftwad’s worm

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in red, recto: Ardashir slays Haftwad; verso: text: The story of slaying of Haftwad’s worm, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of three folios. Border: The text and the painting are set …

S1986.241

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); recto: The Battle against the Byzantines for Aleppo; verso: text: Muslim army in Damascus, Ilea, and Jordan

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya’ wa-al -muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: The Battle against the Byzantines for Aleppo; verso: text: Muslim …

F1957.16

First volume of a Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (died ca. 992-997)

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Manuscript; Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume I; Persian in black naskh script; headings in red; 193 folios and 3 end leaf with 1 unwan (folio 1verso), 30 paintings (1 recto, 14 verso, 37 verso, 42 verso, 47 verso, 54 verso, 62 verso, 68 verso, 75 verso, 79 verso, 83 verso, 90 verso, 107 …

F1947.19

Second volume of a Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami (died ca. 992-997)

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Manuscript; Tarikhnama (Book of history) by Bal’ami, volume II; Persian in black naskhi script; headings in red; 205 folios with 8 paintings (fols. 18recto, 30verso, 53recto, 61verso, 84recto, 97recto, 158recto, 181verso); blank folios:1-12 and 188-205; seal; marginalia (fols. 168recto, 183recto); marginal corrections (fols. 97recto, 141recto, 161recto, 179recto); one of a group of 3: volume I, …

F1946.12.64

Folio from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d. 1492); verso: Bandits attack the caravan of Aynie and Ria; recto: text

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Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) second daftar from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, illuminated headings in black, red and blue, gold column dividers, square panels with diagonal hemistichs and triangular verse illuminations, four columns, eleven lines of text; verso: Bandits attack the …