Keywords: Dara

4 objects

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Iskandar comforts the dying Darab; verso: text: Darab’s testament to Iskandar

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in white outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar comforts the dying Darab; verso: text, Darab’s testament to Iskandar, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-five folios; inscription on banner. …


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

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 …