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Kay Khusrau bids farewell to his court.

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Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 171v

Zâl kills the Turanian hero Kulbâd.

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Bartah cleaves open Kuhram's head with his sword.

Kay Khusrau kills Shîdah.

Rustam wrestles with Suhrâb.

Surkhah, the son of Afrâsiyâb, is executed by Zavâra.

The dying Bahrâm places a crown on the head of his successor Shâpûr.

Barzû's mother tells Rustam of the lineage of her son.

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Bahman and his courtiers look at the body of Farâmarz.

Akvân dîv about to fling the sleeping Rustam into the sea.

Garshâsp hits a lion with his mace.

Manûchihr beheads his uncle Salm in battle.

Rustam spears Pîlsam and lifts him into the air.

Farâmarz kills a Turanian before the fortress of Hisâr.

Rûdâba giving birth to Rustam.

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Gurgîn kills Andarîmân.

Bîzhan kills Balâshânwith a mace.

Mihrâs wrestles with Barzû's dîv before the entrance to the dîv's cave.

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Rustam's Seventh Feat: he kills the white dîv.

Garshâsp, an ancestor of Rustam, kills a dragon with a lance.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 253.

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Zâl before the palace of Rûdâbah.

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Manûchihr and his army degeat the forces of Kâkvî, the grandson of Zahhâk.

Rustam drinks wine with Kay Qubâd.

The sîmurgh brings Zâl to Sâm.

The execution of Jamshîd by the order of Zahhâk.

Rustam shoots Ashkabûs.

Gîv kills Gurûy (or Gurwî).

Rustam shoots Isfandiyâr in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow.

Tawurk, the grandfather of Garshâsp, captures Sarnud of Hind (India).

Jamshîd enthroned flanked by an angel and a swordbearer.

Garshâsp captured the dîv Mahrâs.

Rustam mounted on Rakhsh attacks Khabâs, the son of Akvân dîv.

Rustam's Third Feat: he kills a dragon.

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Iskandar visits with King Darâ (Darius) in a garden.

Farîburz, the son of Kay Kâ'ûs, hits Kâlbad.

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Pîrân escapes from Gûdarz.

The baby Rustam in swaddling clothes is suckled by one of his ten wet nurses.

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

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Gustaham fights Lahhâk.

Furûhil and Zangûlah fight.

[Illuminated chapter heading.]

Zahhâk enthroned listens to the archimages who predict his overthrow by Farîdûn.

Rustam as a child kills an enraged white elephant.

Rustam kills Alkûs.

Siyâvush stands captive before Afrâsiyâb and members of his court.

Kay Khusrau executes Afrâsiyâb.

Rustam catches Rakhsh.

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A battle between Iranians and Turanians.

Suhrâb captures Hajîr.

Suhrâb removes Gurdâfrîd's helmet and discovers his adversary is a woman.

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Afrâsiâb and his troops pursue the army of Qarân.

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Rustam drags Sûdâbah from her throne.

Barzû, the grandson of Rustam, captures Gurgîn.

Gushtâsb is greeted by Zâl in Sîstân.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 253v.

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Isfandiyâr, who has cut off Arjâsp's head, holds the dead man's crown.

Bahrâm Gûr on horseback surveys two dead lions and is advised by an old man not to kill any more.

Rustam shoots Shaghâd.

Gîv fights Lahhâk.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Front cover of binding

Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

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

Farâmarz, a son of Rustam, strikes Shîrm.

Rustam hits Kâfûr.

Iskandar (Alexander the Great) cuts off the head of a dragon.

Farâmarz slays Mihârk.

The sîmurgh aids the wounded Rustam and Rakhsh.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 288.

Ruhhâm cuts off the arm of the sorcerer Bâzûr.

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Above, Bîzhan fights Rû'în. [] Below, Hajîr leads away the dead Sipahram.

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

Afrâsiyâb gives Pîrân a robe of honor.

Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

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Isfandiyâr's Fifth Exploit: he kills the sîmurgh.

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