Keywords: Shahnama

189 objects
F1930.79

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Dying Dara told Sekandar to ask for his daughter’s hand in marriage; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.79

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh; recto: text, Dying Dara told Sekandar to ask for his daughter’s hand in marriage, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: text, 6 columns, 23 lines; one of a group of 16 folios. Border: …

F1930.49

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The sealed casket of Nushirwan brought to Hurmuzd, Khusraw Parviz’s justice; verso: text, Saveh Shah attacks Hormuzd

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.49

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: The sealed casket of Nushirwan brought to Hurmuzd, Khusraw Parviz’s justice, heading in red; verso: text: Saveh Shah attacks Hormuzd, heading in gold, 4 columns, 25 lines; one of a group …

F1930.48

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Human a warrior of Turan approaches the Iranian camp; verso: text, Human challenges the Iranian chieftains

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.48

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Human a warrior of Turan approaches the Iranian camp; verso: text: Human challenges the Iranian chieftains, 4 columns, 25 lines; one of a group of 3 folios. Border: The text and …

F1930.17

Khusraw Parviz before Shirin from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.17

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: Khusraw answers Caesar’s letter, The story of Khusraw Parviz and Shirin, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: Khusraw Parviz before Shirin, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a …