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Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.
Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills the dîv Arzhang.

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

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Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

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Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

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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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Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

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Front cover of binding

Front cover of binding

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.

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

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

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

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

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The sîmurgh brings Zâl to Sâm.

The sîmurgh brings Zâl to Sâm.

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

Afrâsiyâb, who has dreamed of his defeat by the Iranians asks his sage...

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.

Rustam views Suhrâb's tomb.

Rustam views Suhrâb's tomb.

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.

Rustam comes to the chamber of Tahmînah, daughter of the king of Samarkand.

Rustam comes to the chamber of Tahmînah, daughter of the king of Samar...

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.

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  = The Book of Kings. p. 288.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 288.

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Rustam shoots Ashkabûs. - Persian manuscript

Rustam shoots Ashkabûs. - Persian manuscript

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Ruhhâm cuts off the arm of the sorcerer Bâzûr.

Ruhhâm cuts off the arm of the sorcerer Bâzûr.

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

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

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.

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

Qaydrûsh, the son of Qaydâfah the queen of Andalûs, is lead before the...

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.

Khusrau Parvîz kills the horse of Bahrâm Chûbîna with a bow and arrow.

Khusrau Parvîz kills the horse of Bahrâm Chûbîna with a bow and arrow.

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.

Rustam kills Ashkabûs and his horse.

Rustam kills Ashkabûs and his horse.

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.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a dragon.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a dragon.

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.

Farâmarz kills a Turanian before the fortress of Hisâr.

Farâmarz kills a Turanian before the fortress of Hisâr.

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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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Suhrâb captures Hajîr. - Persian manuscript

Suhrâb captures Hajîr. - Persian manuscript

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Kay Kâ'ûs receives his grandson Kay Khusrau.

Kay Kâ'ûs receives his grandson Kay Khusrau.

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.

Rustam kneels, grieving before the mortally wounded Suhrâb.

Rustam kneels, grieving before the mortally wounded Suhrâb.

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.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

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.

Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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[Illuminated chapter heading.] - Persian manuscript

[Illuminated chapter heading.] - Persian manuscript

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Ruhhâm chases Bârmân. - Persian manuscript

Ruhhâm chases Bârmân. - 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

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript
Iskandar lies dying.

Iskandar lies dying.

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.

A party of Iranian soldiers with drawn swords chases Farûd, who defends himself with a mace.

A party of Iranian soldiers with drawn swords chases Farûd, who defend...

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.

The envoy of the king of Hind presents a letter to the enthroned Nûshîrvân.

The envoy of the king of Hind presents a letter to the enthroned Nûshî...

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.

Qubâd, son of Pîrûz, enthroned at Ctesiphon, delivers an oration to the Iranians.

Qubâd, son of Pîrûz, enthroned at Ctesiphon, delivers an oration to th...

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.

Bahrâm Chûbînah is killed in Marv by Qulûn at the instigation of Kharrâd son of Barzîn.

Bahrâm Chûbînah is killed in Marv by Qulûn at the instigation of Kharr...

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.

Iskandar fights with the inhabitants of Zangbâr (Zanzibar).

Iskandar fights with the inhabitants of Zangbâr (Zanzibar).

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.

Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

Pîlsam fights an Iranian hero.

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Suhrâb menaces Rustam with a knife.

Suhrâb menaces Rustam with a knife.

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Afrâsiâb and his troops pursue the army of Qarân.

Afrâsiâb and his troops pursue the army of Qarân.

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Front cover of binding - Persian manuscript

Front cover of binding - Persian manuscript

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Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills Arzhang dîv.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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Rustam captures Kâmûs. - Persian manuscript

Rustam captures Kâmûs. - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Rustam shoots Shaghâd. - Persian manuscript

Rustam shoots Shaghâd. - Persian manuscript

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Gîv pulls Tazhâv off his horse with a noose.

Gîv pulls Tazhâv off his horse with a noose.

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.

Pîrân leads the Turanian forces against the Iranians.

Pîrân leads the Turanian forces against the Iranians.

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.

Khusrau Parvîz, seated on the throne at Madâ'în, is surrounded by courtiers, including a cook in a big white hat and white robe.

Khusrau Parvîz, seated on the throne at Madâ'în, is surrounded by cour...

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.

Another battle against the soldiers of Zangbâr.

Another battle against the soldiers of Zangbâr.

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.

Bartah cleaves open Kuhram's head with his sword.

Bartah cleaves open Kuhram's head with his sword.

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Rustam's Third Feat: he kills a dragon.

Rustam's Third Feat: he kills a dragon.

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Rustam's Fourth Feat: he kills the sorcerer.

Rustam's Fourth Feat: he kills the sorcerer.

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.

Farîdûn, seated on his throne, surrounded by five courtiers.

Farîdûn, seated on his throne, surrounded by five courtiers.

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.

The king of Hâmâvarân sues Rustam for peace.

The king of Hâmâvarân sues Rustam for peace.

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.

Bahman and his courtiers look at the body of Farâmarz.

Bahman and his courtiers look at the body of Farâmarz.

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

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

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript
Furûhil and Zangûlah fight. - Persian manuscript

Furûhil and Zangûlah fight. - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  = The Book of Kings. p. 253.

Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings. p. 253.

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Bahrâm Gûr hunting, accompanied by his slave girl Âzâdah.

Bahrâm Gûr hunting, accompanied by his slave girl Âzâdah.

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.

The Turkish troops attack the forces of Bîzhan.

The Turkish troops attack the forces of Bîzhan.

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.

Isfandiyâr's Third Exploit: he battles the dragon.

Isfandiyâr's Third Exploit: he battles the dragon.

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.

Pîrân leads the Turanian forces against the Iranians.

Pîrân leads the Turanian forces against the Iranians.

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.

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

Iskandar kills Fûr of Hind in single combat by cleaving him down the m...

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.

Garsîvaz leads Manîzha next to the pit where Bîzhan is imprisoned.

Garsîvaz leads Manîzha next to the pit where Bîzhan is imprisoned.

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.

Akvân Dîv flings Rustam into the sea.

Akvân Dîv flings Rustam into the sea.

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.

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

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

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.

A third battle against the soldiers of Zangbâr.

A third battle against the soldiers of Zangbâr.

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.

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.

Khusrau Parvîz, his hands bound, is led by two rustics wearing straw h...

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.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

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.

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

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

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The birth of Rustam. - miniature, medieval manuscript

The birth of Rustam. - miniature, medieval manuscript

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 and Rustam fight.

Suhrâb and Rustam fight.

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.

[Frontispiece] Shamsahs = sunburst pattern.

[Frontispiece] Shamsahs = sunburst pattern.

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.

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

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

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Kay Khusrau celebrates on his return to Iran.

Kay Khusrau celebrates on his return to Iran.

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript
Rustam spears Pîlsam and lifts him into the air.

Rustam spears Pîlsam and lifts him into the air.

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

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

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

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

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.

Gîv and Tûs fight with Kâmûs.

Gîv and Tûs fight with Kâmûs.

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.

Iskandar relaxing in his camp.

Iskandar relaxing in his camp.

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.

Nûshîrvân, asleep with his head in the lap of his devoted minister Buzurjmihr, had his jeweled armlet stolen by a bird and unjustly accuses his minister of the theft.

Nûshîrvân, asleep with his head in the lap of his devoted minister Buz...

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.

Gurûy executes Siyâvush. - Persian manuscript

Gurûy executes Siyâvush. - Persian manuscript

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Shâhnâmah  [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

Shâhnâmah [Text Page] - Persian manuscript

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Bahrâm Chûbînah's forces defeated by the army led by Khusrau Parvîz.

Bahrâm Chûbînah's forces defeated by the army led by Khusrau Parvîz.

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.

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

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

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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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