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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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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.
Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.
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.
Frontispiece Shams = sunburst pattern. - Persian manuscript
A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fârisî, enter a fire temple administered by three priest, and learn that the sacred flame has been waning.

A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fâris...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

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.
[Title page] The monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot. By Austen Henry Layard, Esq., D.C.L. Illustrated in one hundred plates.

[Title page] The monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot....

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Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

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King Solomon and Bilqîs, the Queen of Sheba, enthroned.
Inside back cover
The Mi'râj or Night Ride of the Prophet Muhammad

The Mi'râj or Night Ride of the Prophet Muhammad

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Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

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Yûnus (Jonah) disgorged by a giant fish is offered clothing by an angel, fol. 114
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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The seated Muhammad discusses prophethood with members of  the Quraysh.

The seated Muhammad discusses prophethood with members of the Quraysh...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Suhrâb captures Hajîr. - Persian manuscript

Suhrâb captures Hajîr. - Persian manuscript

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Siyâvush stands captive before Afrâsiyâb and members of his court.

Siyâvush stands captive before Afrâsiyâb and members of his court.

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The Semitic prophet Sâlîh leads a camel from the side of a mountain.
Front cover of binding - Persian manuscript
"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.
Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Ruhhâm chases Bârmân. - Persian manuscript

Ruhhâm chases Bârmân. - Persian manuscript

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[Illuminated chapter heading.] - Persian manuscript

[Illuminated chapter heading.] - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript
Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 73v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 68v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 48v
Mount al-Hamand in India, f. 120
Mount Tûr Hârûn, near Bethlehem. Mûsâ (Moses) took Hârûn (Aaron) there, and the two of them watch two men digging a grave, f. 116v
Mount al-Wâsit, in Andalusia, Spain [top];  Mount Balah Bashîm, near Qazvîn [bottom], f. 120v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 103
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 88v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 101v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 130
Lemon tree (lîmû), f. 174v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 157v
A stone that shakes when poison is near, al-samm, f. 141v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 164
"The Free Tree", a kind of cypress (âzâd-dirakht), f. 156v
An herb that looks like onion with a saffron-colored blossom (rajjâb), f. 194v
Orange tree (nâranj) [top]; Coconut tree (nârjîl) [bottom], f. 177
Cauliflower (qinbît), f. 201v - Persian manuscript
Cummin (kammûn), f. 204v - Persian manuscript
Rue (sadâb), f. 195 - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 223
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 214
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 180
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 220
Egyptian bean (tarmus), f. 186
Mandrake (luffâh) [top]; Pulse (lûbiyâ) [bottom], f. 206v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 250
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 260
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 252
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 264
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 233
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 240
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 237v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 246
Five horsemen perform exercises, f. 259
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 243
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 302v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 283v
A caravan from Syria encounters a witch. When the witch hits the ground with a stick, the camels become frightened and scatter. When she hits the ground a second time, the camels come back. The illustration shows the hag collecting the camels, f. 305
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 282v
Spanish flies (zarîh) [Misspelled -- darûj], f. 315v
Falcon (bâz), f. 339 - Persian manuscript
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 357
Lark (qubbarat) [qubrâ'], f. 353
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 361
A kind of gazelle (zabî), f. 365
"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.
"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.
Black lead (surb) associated with the planet Saturn (Zuhal), fol. 57v

Black lead (surb) associated with the planet Saturn (Zuhal), fol. 57v

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Qur'ân, [f. ?]

Qur'ân, [f. ?]

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 4

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 4

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"From the Persian of Hafiz [II]." [Ghaselle]. Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.
Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 8
Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 14
Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 11
Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 14

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 14

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Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 14
Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

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The Semitic prophet Hûd causes two kings of  'Âd to be tossed up into the sky.

The Semitic prophet Hûd causes two kings of 'Âd to be tossed up into ...

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al-Tashrîh bi-al-Tasvîr, fol. 19v

al-Tashrîh bi-al-Tasvîr, fol. 19v

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 24

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî, fol. 24

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 26

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 26

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Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 27
Qisas al-Anbiyâ, fol. 30v
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