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189 objects
S1986.172

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Kay Khusraw and Kay Kavus; verso: text: Afrasiyab captivated by Houm

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.172

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 and Kay Kavus; verso: text, Afrasiyab captivated by Houm; four columns, twenty-three lines of text, one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text is set in gold, …

S1986.160

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Giv brings Gurgin before Kay Khusraw

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.160

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, seventeen lines with square panels with diagonal hemistichs and triangular figurative verse illuminations; verso: illustration and text, Giv brings Gurgin before Kay Khusraw; one of a group of seven folios. Border: …

S1986.159

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.159

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, Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines of text; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set …

S1986.154

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Zal climbs to reach Rudaba; verso: text: Zal consults with the priests about Rudaba

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.154

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, Zal climbs to reach Rudaba; verso: text, Zal consults with mubidan (priests) about Rudaba, six columns, twenty-five lines of text. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and …

S1986.288

Folio from aShahnama(Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Bijan hunts boars; recto: text, Bijan proceeds to fight the boars

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.288

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Bijan proceeds to fight the boars, heading in gold, four column, eighteen lines; verso: illustration and text: Bijan hunts boars. Border: The text is set in gold, black, and blue rulings on cream-colored …

S1986.151

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); Rustam and Isfandiyar in combat

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.151

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, Rustam and Isfandiyar in combat; one of a group of five folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings …

S1986.149

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The duel between Guraza and Siyamak; verso: The duel between Farukil and Zangula

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.149

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Persian in Black nasta’liq script; recto: The duel between Guraza and Siyamak; verso: The duel between Faruki and Zangula; one of a group of five folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings on …

S1986.148

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Nushirwan’s dream; reverse: text from another part of the manuscript unrelated to the recto: Sohrab seized Rustam’s belt and dragged him from the saddle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.148

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, Nushirvan’s dream; reverse: text from another part of the manuscript unrelated to the recto, Sohrab seized Rustam’s belt and dragged him from the saddle; four columns; twenty-five lines; one of a …