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The execution of the murderers of Darâ as ordered by Iskandar.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Front cover of binding

Rustam shoots Shaghâd.

Gîv fights Lahhâk.

Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 254v.

Farâmarz, a son of Rustam, strikes Shîrm.

Rustam hits Kâfûr.

Farâmarz slays Mihârk.

The sîmurgh aids the wounded Rustam and Rakhsh.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 288.

Isfandiyâr's Fifth Exploit: he kills the sîmurgh.

Kay Khusrau celebrates on his return to Iran.

Farâmarz kills Takhânû in battle.

Rustam captures Kâmûs.

Gurgîn leads away Andarîmân's horse.

Farâmarz slays a fleeing soldier.

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Siyâvush playing polo with Afrâsiyâb.

Farûd shoots Zarasp, the son of Tûs.

Abtin, a descendant of Jamshîd, makes love to the daughter of the Scythian king.

Rustam slays Qulûn.

[Illuminated chapter heading.]

Suhrâb menaces Rustam with a knife.

Rustam kills the castellan of Mount Sipand.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills the dîv Arzhang.

Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

A second episode in the battle between the armies of Farâmarz and Mihârk.

Gushtâsb enthroned in a garden.

Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

Gurûy executes Siyâvush.

Manûchihr gives advice to Zâl about his marriage to Rûdâbah.

[Title page] [Sarlawh?] with "marginal drawings of gold plants, trees, and animals".

Ruhhâm chases Bârmân.

Bahrâm Gûr kills a dragon.

Rustam kills Suhrâb.

Tazhâv attacks Bahrâm.

Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

A third episode in the battle between the armies of Farâmarz and Mihârk.

The youthful Iranian king Naudar led captive before the enthroned Turanian ruler Afrâsiyâb.

An episode in Farâmarz's fight with Mihârk.

Tûs kills the Turanian warrior Arzhang.

Kay Khusrau, on the top of a fortress, shoots a dîv who defends the castle of Bahman.

Gurâzah lifts Siyâmak above his head.

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Rustam lifts Shangul from his saddle on his lance.

The troops of Afrâsiyâb attack the Iranian retainers of Siyâvush.

Iskandar receives tribute from the Khâqân of Chîn.

Rustam battles three Turanian soldiers.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

Hormuzd, seated in a small covered pavilion, talks with one of his father's ministers he has jailed.

Isfandiyâr's Third Exploit: he battles the dragon.

Rustam and Rakhsh dying in a pit filled with spears.

Tazhâv comes to fight with the Iranian army.

Iskandar fights with the inhabitants of Zangbâr (Zanzibar).

Afrâsiyâb and his forces stop at the Oxus; the old boatman has been tied up.

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Kay Khusrau meets with Rustam prior to his going to rescue Bîzhan.

The celebration of the birth of Shîrvî, the son of Khusrau Parvîz and Maryam, the daughter of the Qaysar of Rûm.

Rustam meets with Kay Kâ'ûs.

The young Siyâvush, son of Kay Kâ'ûs, on his way from Zâbulistân to his father's court with his army is showered with gold and ambergris by the people.

A man with a message for Gurâz allows himself to be captured by the Rûmî troops and his letter is read by Qaysar.

Suhrâb before the White Castle, his army behind him.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a wolf.

Barbâd, the musician, stands before Khusrau in his garden at Naurus.

Rustam captures Garsîva, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, and Jahn at the fortress of Gang-dizh.

The new king Kay Khusrau talks with nobles of his court.

Khusrau Parvîz, his hands bound, is led by two rustics wearing straw hats with high crowns, from a pavilion in a garden where he had taken refuge.

Rustam and the soldiers of Iran fight the Tûrânians.

Rustam kills Ashkabûs and his horse.

The young Kay Khusrau, dressed as a shepherd, is lead before Afrâsiyâb by Pîrân.

Farûd battles an Iranian soldier.

The confrontation between the army of Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) and the army of Arjâsp.

Kay Khusrau crosses the sea in pursuit of Afrâsiyâb.

The soldiers of Afrâsiyâb battle the Iranians for the first time.

Bahrâm Gûr during his sojourn in India kills a unicorn (kharg).

A third battle against the soldiers of Zangbâr.

Bahrâm Gûr hunting, accompanied by his slave girl Âzâdah.

Pîrân leads the Turanian forces against the Iranians.

Isfandiyâr lifts Kuhrâm, one of Arjâsp's captains, above his head by his waistband.

Rustam, Yazdigird's general, slain by Sa'd, the son of Vaqqâs the Arab.

The body of Firdausî carried to the grave by four men.

Rustam after removing Bîzhan from the pit, bends over to remove his rope.

Iskandar kills Fûr of Hind in single combat by cleaving him down the middle with his sword.

Iskandar talks with the prophet Khizr about his quest for the Fountain of Life.

Qaydrûsh, the son of Qaydâfah the queen of Andalûs, is lead before the vizier Naitkun disguised as Iskandar - who orders his death.

Afrâsiyâb, who has dreamed of his defeat by the Iranians asks his sages to interpret his dream.

Jamshîd surrounded by members of his court.

Bahrâm Gûr kills a dragon that devoured a youth.

Rustam, wearing his leopard hat and armor, lifts Pîlsam off his horse on a spear.

Tarjumah-i Shâhnâmah [Translation of Shâhnâmah into Turkish]

Akvân Dîv flings Rustam into the sea.