Keywords: death

57 objects
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. …

S1986.130

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Rustam Slays Pilsam; recto: text, The combat of Rustam and Pilsam

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.130

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in red; recto: text: Rustam Slaying Pilsam, six columns, thirty-four lines; verso: illustration and text: The combat of Rustam and Pilsam, six columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of four folios. Border: The …

S1986.128

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: The murder of Iraj; The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun; recto: text: Iraj’s arrival before his brothers’ camp and their combat

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.128

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in red; recto: text, Iraj’s arrival before his brothers’ camp and their combat; six columns, thirty-four lines; verso: illustration and text, The murder of Iraj; The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun; six …

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: …

S1986.56

Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi (d.1325)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.56

Manuscript; Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; 238 folios with a frontispiece (fols. 1 verso, 2 recto), 5 sarlawhs (fols. 2 verso, 44 verso, 99 verso,134 verso, 180 verso), 13 paintings (30 recto, 46 verso, 54 verso, 107 recto, 120 verso, 148 recto, 152 recto, 160 verso, 167 recto, 172 …

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

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1946.12.64

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 …