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48 objects
S1986.486

Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d.1390)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.486

Manuscript; Divan by Hafiz; Persian in black nasta’liq script; 185 folios with 1 double-page frontispiece (fols.1 verso, 2 recto), and 35 paintings; standard page: 2 columns, 15 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is in a lacquer- painted binding. The doublures are of floral work on a black ground.

S1986.208

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Daughters of Barzin Dance for Bahram Gur; recto: text: Bahram Gur and Barzin Shah

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.208

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, Bahram Gur and Barzin Shah, four columns, nineteen lines; verso: illustration and text, Daughters of Barzin dance for Bahram Gur; one of a group of three folios. Border: The text and the painting …

S1986.165

Folio from a Makhzan al-asrar (Treasury of secrets) by Nizami (d. 1209); recto: Nushirwan listens to the owls; verso: The third article on incidents of the world and day and night reversal

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.165

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Makhzan al-asrar (Treasury of secrets) from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in red; recto: illustration and text: Nushirwan listens to the owls; verso: text: The third article on the incidents of the world, and day and night reversal, four columns, twenty-four …

S1986.275

Folio from a Garshaspnama (Book of Garshasp) by Asadi Tusi (d. 1072); verso: Battle between a demon and two men; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.275

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Garshaspnama (Book of Garshasp) by Ali Asadi Tusi (known as Asadi the younger); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, four columns, thirteen lines; verso: illustration and text, Battle between a Demon and two men; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is …

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. …