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189 objects
S1986.272

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Iskandar and Khidr on horseback; verso: text, Iskandar seeks the fountain of life

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.272

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Iskandar and Khidr on horseback; verso: text, Iskandar seeks the fountain of life, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The text is set in gold, red, and blue …

S1986.270

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto: Rustam and his men attack Afrasiyab’s palace; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.270

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Rustam and his men attack Afrasiyab’s palace; verso: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold, red and blue rulings …

S1986.268

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Khusraw before Shirin’s palace; recto: text: The story of Khusraw va Shirin

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.268

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, headings in white; recto: text, The story of Khusraw and Shirin, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text, Khusraw before Shirin’s palace; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The text is set …

S1986.267

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Rustam rescues Bijan from the pit; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.267

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-three lines; verso: illustration and text: Rustam rescues Bijan from the pit; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: the painting and the text are set in gold, red, and …

S1986.266

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Iskandar comforts the dying Darab; verso: text: Darab’s testament to Iskandar

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.266

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in white outlined in black; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar comforts the dying Darab; verso: text, Darab’s testament to Iskandar, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-five folios; inscription on banner. …

S1986.265

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Kay Khusraw crosses the sea; verso: text: Kay Khusraw learns of Afrasiyab’s intention

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.265

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 crosses the sea; verso: text, Kay Khusraw learns of Afrasyab’s intention, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, …

S1986.264

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Rustam kicks back the rock rolled on him by Bahman; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.264

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 kicks back the rock rolled on him by Bahman, inscription on the banner; verso: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; folio is attached to the facing folio (S 1986.263); one of …