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Afrâsiyâb gives Pîrân a robe of honor.

Rustam shoots Shaghâd.

Gîv fights Lahhâk.

Ruhhâm cuts off the arm of the sorcerer Bâzûr.

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

Manûchihr gives advice to Zâl about his marriage to Rûdâbah.

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

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

Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

Suhrâb menaces Rustam with a knife.

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

Rustam slays Qulûn.

Gushtâsb enthroned in a garden.

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

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

Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

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.

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

Gurâzah lifts Siyâmak above his head.

Bahrâm Gûr kills a dragon.

Rustam kills Suhrâb.

Siyâvush playing polo with Afrâsiyâb.

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

Ruhhâm chases Bârmân.

Tazhâv attacks Bahrâm.

[Illuminated chapter heading.]

Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

Gurûy executes Siyâvush.

Rustam kills the castellan of Mount Sipand.

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

Shâhnâmah [Text Page]

Farûd shoots Zarasp, the son of Tûs.

[Gemini, as seen in the heavens. Mirror image of f. 91?]

Greek writing in lines 13, 15, 16 and 24, with transliteration written above. Initials.

Page of music and text. Staves with single red line.

Opening of text with large initials and hierarchy of script. Rubrics.

Explicit with initial and another note from St. Martin's.

Page of text with 1-line red and blue initials. Prickings clearly visible. Marginal note.

Text with note of ownership and warning by monastery of St. Martin of Tournai -- "Liber sancti martini tornacii servantii benedictio auferenti maledictio amen." Prickings clearly visible.

Siyâvush plays polo (chaugân) before Afrâsiyâb.

Chronological notes for 1257.

Close-up of erased ex libris.

Note dated 1239.

Music -- square notation on brown stave. Text and initials.

Explicit, final note and (last rule line) erased ex libris. 2-line initials with penwork, name of book in red and blue.

Page of text with music drawn in lower margin -- square notation on red staves.

Opening of text. Large puzzle initials, rubric, red daubs and blue marker as placemarkers, marginal notation.

Large and small initials, rubrics, name of text in red and blue, human face sketched in bottom margin.

Opening of calendar; in later hand with Franciscan entries.

Small initials, and marginal note with names of Magi. Name of book in red.

Explicit.

Page of text with large puzzle initial with elaborate penwork extending into border.

Opening of surviving text with placemarkers, rubrics, small initial, notes on content in upper and lower margins.

Page of text with vellum tab attached.

French poem.

Page of text with rubrics, placemarkers, small initials, content note and catchword.

Page of text with commentary and pointers in margins.

Note of purchase of manuscript for St. Augustine's Canterbury.

Note of content in modern hand.

Explicit of main text.

Page of text with catchword.

Opening of text, initial with animal heads, 2-line initial, rubric, placemarkers.

Explicit, library stamp.

Initial with animal figure.

Opening of list of readings, in hand 2.

Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.

Opening of text with large initial, rubric, full border design, small initials with penwork, placemarkers, name of book and chapter number in red and blue. Later note and library stamp.

Opening of Interpretation of Hebrew Names.

Opening of Interpretation of Hebrew Names.

Galatians and prologue, pen-work initials

Opening of Interpretation of Hebrew Names. Initials, rubrics.

Page of text with possible trace of quire signature at bottom?

Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial

Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers.

Opening of part two, with initial, placemarkers, book name and chapter number.

III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch

Page of text with initials, additional text in margins, and in bottom margin scribe's directions for initial "t iiii".

Illuminated initial showing Jonah and the whale, 2-line initial with penwork, rubric, book name and chapter number.

Opening of Interpretation of Hebrew Names.

End of Apocalypse

III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch

Page of text with small initials and penwork, placemarkers, book name and chapter numbers, and commentary box.

Opening initial of Book of Ruth.

List of the books of the Bible with the number of chapters in each.

Opening of text, large initial with Jerome as scribe and elaborate extension into border. Small initials with penwork, rubrics, placemarkers, book name and chapter numbers in red and blue.

Opening of text, with large illuminated initial showing Jerome writing. Rubric, red placemarkers, and name of text in red and blue.

Illuminated initial of Job covered in sores. Small painted initial in blue, orange etc. Rubric. Book name and chapter number in red and blue.

Psalm 26: historiated initial: David holding Candle blessed by Lord

Virgin and Child; Flagellation

Page of text, initial with grotesque (human face).

Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number.

Final page, with prayer in different hand.

Page of text with extensive marginal commentary on Queen of Sheba, red placemarkers, name of book in red and blue.

Ruth, initial

Opening of text (begins mid-sentence). Large initial with human face. Rubrics. Book name and chapter number in red and blue.

Ruth, initial