Keywords: Isfandiyar

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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Rustam and Isfandiyar in combat

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, Rustam and Isfandiyar in combat; one of a group of five folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings …