Keywords: Shahnama

189 objects
F1940.20

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, The departure of Ka’us and Kai Khusraw to the fire temple; verso: Shah Ka’us and Kay Khusraw approach the sacred fire

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1940.20

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: The departure of Ka’us and Kai Khusraw to the fire temple, 4 columns, 21 lines; verso: Illustration and text: Shah Ka’us and Kay Khusraw approach the sacred fire, 4 columns,10 lines. Border: The …

F1940.15

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1940.15

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka’us, Ka’us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 line; one of a group of 2 folios. …

F1940.13

Bijan in bonds before Afrasiyab from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1940.13

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Bijan in bonds before Afrasiyab, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: unrelated text not following the recto, Capture of Caesar by Shapur, 6 columns, 31 …

F1940.12

Garsivaz prostrating himself before Siyavush in the presence of Rustam from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Garsivaz prostrating himself before Siyavush in the presence of Rustam, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: unrelated text not following the recto, Capture of Shapur …

F1935.24

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: text:; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1935.24

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: text, Bahram Gur reaches the miller’s daughter, six columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, Bahram Gur finds Jamshid’s treasure, six columns, 15 lines; one of a …

F1935.23

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: Iskandar (Alexander) and the talking tree; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1935.23

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, titles in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar and the talking tree, six columns, 21 lines; verso: text unrelated to the recto, Jahan takes Afrasiyab’s message to Kay Khusraw, six columns, …

F1930.91

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); The women of the family of Afrasiyab begging quarter from Kay Khusraw, The escape of Afrasiyab from Gang-dizh

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.91

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: blank; verso: illustration and text: The women of the family of Afrasiyab begging quarter from Kay Khusraw, The escape of Afrasiyab from Gang-dizh, heading in gold, 6 columns, 18 lines; one of a group …