Keywords: Shahnama

189 objects
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

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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 …

S1986.352

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Sarlawh; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.352

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: sarlawh, The Beginning of the Shahnama; four columns, heading in white, eighteen lines of text. Border: The text is set in gold, red, and black rulings on cream- colored …

S1986.190

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; verso: Siyavush and Afrasiyab play polo; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.190

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in white naskh outlined in black; recto: text, Siyawash and Afrasiyab play polo; four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text, Siyavush and Afrasiyab play polo, four columns, six lines; one of a group …

S1986.184

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.184

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun. Border: The painting and the text are set in gold, red, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

S1986.176

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto: Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text: Battle of Gurgin and Andariman

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.176

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration, Battle between Zanga and Awkhast; verso: text, Battle of Gorgin and Andariman, four columns, four lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold …

S1986.321

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: The Murder of Siyavush before Afrasiyab; recto: text, Siyavush is killed by Gorvizereh

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.321

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Siyavush is killed by Gorvizara, four columns, eighteen lines of text; verso: illustration and text: Siyavush before Afrasiyab; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting and the text are set in …

S1986.175

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text: Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.175

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, Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab; verso: text, Letter of Kay Khusraw to Kavus and his victory, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text …

S1986.174

Folio from a copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.174

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, Kay Khusraw with Afrasiyab’s women; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings …