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Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

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Ibrâhîm (Abraham) rescued from Nimrûd's fire by Jabrâ'îl (Gabriel).
Ibrâhîm [Abraham] sacrifice of his son Ismâ'îl.
Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

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

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

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 40

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 40

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'Îsâ (Jesus) receives food from heaven and is able to feed his followers., fol. 152v
Sarlawh, f. 1v, [Headpiece] - Persian manuscript
The expulsion of Âdam and Hawwâ from Paradise.
Surkhah, the son of Afrâsiyâb, is executed by Zavâra.

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

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The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and their dog asleep in a cave.
The Semitic prophet Banâkur and his son converse with an angel in front of the entrance to the Ka'ba.
Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.
Rustam shoots Isfandiyâr in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow.

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

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The death of the prophet Zakarîyâ (Zacharias), who is killed when the tree in which he is hiding is sawed in two.
The angel Jibrâ'îl (Gabriel) brings God's laws to Mûsâ [Moses], fol. 90v

The angel Jibrâ'îl (Gabriel) brings God's laws to Mûsâ [Moses], fol. 9...

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Mi'râj (The night ride of the Prophet).

Mi'râj (The night ride of the Prophet).

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 17v

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 17v

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Frontispiece Shams = sunburst pattern. - Persian manuscript
Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

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The Semitic prophet Banâkur and his son converse with an angel in front of the entrance to the Ka'ba.
King Solomon and Bilqîs, the Queen of Sheba, enthroned.
Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

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Zâl before the palace of Rûdâbah.

Zâl before the palace of Rûdâbah.

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Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

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Manûchihr beheads his uncle Salm in battle.

Manûchihr beheads his uncle Salm in battle.

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'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 15
The orbit of Mars (Mirrîkh), a second view [top]; The orbit of Jupiter (Mushtarî) [bottom], f. 22
Cepheus (al-Qîqâ'ûs) [top]; Boötes (al-'Uvâ') [bottom], f. 25v
The orbit (falak) of  the Moon (al-Qamar), f. 15v
Nûh [Noah] on the Ark.

Nûh [Noah] on the Ark.

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The archangel Mîkâ'îl (Michael) views two fallen angels who are half submerged in silver water, f. 44
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 38
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 54v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 66v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 60v
A cat with wings like a bat found on the island of Zânij (Jazîrat Zânij), today called Java, f. 74
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 39v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 56
Hydra (al-Shajâ') [top]; Centaurus (Qantaurus) [bottom], f. 34
Scorpio (al-Aqrab) [top]; Sagittarius (al-Qaus) [bottom], f. 30v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 40v
Hercules (al-Jâsah) [top]; Hen (al-Dajâjah) [bottom], f. 26
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 52v
Guardian angels (malâ'ik), f. 45v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 58v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 70
Abû Hâmid says that a very large fish was caught in the Caspian Sea. When it was pulled to shore, a beautiful girl (kinâz) emerged from its ear, f. 95v
Mount Alburz, near Qazvîn [top];  Mount Alrâs, in Andalusia, Spain [bottom], f. 108
Mount Saur al-Mahal. There is a cave here that the Prophet Muhammad visited to meditate; people still go here to pray. Three men are shown praying, f. 110
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 105v
A monster found in the Sea of Turkey (Bahr-i Rûm) [top]; A strange bird of the Maghrib Sea that lays its eggs in quiet waters [bottom], f. 94
Tortoise (sulahfât), f. 98 - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 93v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 111v
Fishing in the Nile, f. 125v
Quince tree (safarjal), f. 165v
Service tree (ghubayrâ') [top]; White poplar (gharb) [bottom], f. 169
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 151v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 145
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 134
Fir tree (tunnûb), f. 158v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 151
Pomegranate tree (rummân), f. 163
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 175v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 152
The herb alkali, or saltwort (huruz) [Misspeled - hurus] [top];  Lotus clover (handqûq) [bottom], f. 188v
A vine that grows around trees and makes the fruit bitter (akbalausars), f. 182v
Watermint (sîsanbar), f. 196v - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 222v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 219
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 190v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 217
Wheat (hintah), f. 189v - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 214v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 235
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 271v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 275v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 273v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 244v
Khalid, a companion  of the Prophet, sees an Ethiopian woman tearing her hair  [top];  Two men listen to 'Alî lecturing from a minbar [bottom], f. 234v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 257
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 239
On Friday, a throne is made for the Devil, and his followers assemble there. The illustration shows two youths talking with the Devil, who sits on his throne, f. 299v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 286v
Sulaymân seated in his castle where he can see anything that happens beyond its wall; he is surrounded by a hoopoe, a leopard, a lion, and a deer, f. 304v
Polecat (tarfân) [top]; An animal that gives birth on the riverside, shown with feline body and the head and tail of a fish ('atâbah) [bottom], f. 319
Magic squares, f. 285 - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 279v
The continuation of the fight (see f. 298 bottom), f. 299
A man whose pouch of gold was stolen has it returned, f. 293v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 280v
Seated youth holds an astrolabe [top];  Seated man with black-and-gray beard holds an astrolabe [bottom], f. 282
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 322v
Bear (dubb), f. 325v - Persian manuscript
Dog (kalb). A brown-and-white spotted hunting dog, f. 335
Kite (mûsh khvâr), f. 338
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 369v
Another raven [ghurâb] [top]; Crane (ghurbîq) [bottom], f. 351v
Crow (zâgh) [top]; Pigeon (hamâm) [bottom], f. 342
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