Keywords: Shahnama

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The hero Gushtasp slaying a dragon from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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: text, 6 columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, The hero Gushtasp slaying a dragon, 6 columns, 31 lines; one of a group of 40: the manuscript …