Keywords: Piran

8 objects
F1944.56

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text and illustration: Rustam slays Ashkbus and his horse; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1944.56

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; marginal writings in nasta’liq; heading in red; recto: illustration and text, Rustam slays Ashkbus and his horse, 4 columns, 21 lines; verso: text, 4 columns, 33 lines; one of a group of 7 folios.

F1945.26.2

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: text, The king of Hamaveran plots against Kavus; verso: text, Afrasiyab renews the war

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: text: The king of Hamaveran plots against Kavus, 6 columns, 29 lines; verso: text: Afrasiyab renews the war, 6 columns, 29 lines; one of a group of 6 folios. Border: The text is set …

F1945.26.1

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, Manija takes Bijan to her chamber in Afrasiyab’s palace, Afrasiyab learns of Bijan’s presence; verso: Piran stays the execution of Bijan at the very foot of the gibbet

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1945.26.1

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: text: Manija takes Bijan to her chamber in Afrasiyab’s palace, Afrasiyab learns of Bijan’s presence, 6 columns, 29 lines; verso: illustration and text: Piran stays the execution of Bijan at the very foot of …

F1929.38

Piran welcomed by Prince Siyavush from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.38

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: illustration, Piran welcomed by Prince Siyavush, 6 columns, 20 lines; verso: text, Afrasiyab tossed a ball in a game of polo, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a group of 41: the manuscript (F 1930.1) …