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96 objects
S1986.225

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.225

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: left-hand half of the double-page composition separated from the facing folio (S1986.224), text: four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: text: four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of six folios. Border: The text is …

S1986.184

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.184

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: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun. Border: The painting and the text are set in gold, red, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

S1986.176

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto: Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text: Battle of Gurgin and Andariman

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.176

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration, Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text, Battle of Gorgin and Andariman, four columns, four lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold …

S1986.175

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text: Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.175

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text, Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text …

S1986.174

Folio from a copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.174

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings …

S1986.154

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Zal climbs to reach Rudaba; verso: text: Zal consults with the priests about Rudaba

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.154

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Zal climbs to reach Rudaba; verso: text, Zal consults with mubidan (priests) about Rudaba, six columns, twenty-five lines of text. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and …

S1986.288

Folio from aShahnama(Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Bijan hunts boars; recto: text, Bijan proceeds to fight the boars

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.288

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Bijan proceeds to fight the boars, heading in gold, four column, eighteen lines; verso: illustration and text: Bijan hunts boars. Border: The text is set in gold, black, and blue rulings on cream-colored …