Keywords: death

50 objects
S1986.321

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: The Murder of Siyavush before Afrasiyab; recto: text, Siyavush is killed by Gorvizereh

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.321

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Siyavush is killed by Gorvizara, four columns, eighteen lines of text; verso: illustration and text: Siyavush before Afrasiyab; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting and the text are set in …

S1986.166

Folio from a Makhzan al-asrar (Treasury of secrets) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: Jesus and the dead dog; recto: text: The tenth article

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.166

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, recto: text, The tenth article, four columns, twenty-four lines; verso: illustration and text, Jesus and the dead dog; one of a group of two folios. Border: recto: the text is set in gold, blue and red rulings on …

S1986.266

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

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.266

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. …

S1986.117

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw; verso: Shida, Son of Afrasiyab, slain by Kay Khusraw

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.117

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in black and red naskh script; recto: text, Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw, six columns, thirty lines; verso: illustration and text, Shida slain by Kay Khusraw, six columns, twenty-one lines; one of a group of twelve folios. Patron: …