Keywords: hunting

103 objects
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 …

S1986.276

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Bahram Gur hunts with Azada; verso: text, Bahram Gur’s letter to Manzar-i Arab, Response of Manzar-i Arab to Bahram Gur’s letter

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.276

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Haft paykar from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Bahram Gur hunts with Azada; verso: text: Bahram Gur’s letter to Manzar-i Arab, Response of Manzar-i Arab to Bahram Gur’s letter, headings in red, four columns, twenty-five lines. Border: The text and …