Keywords: Shahnama

189 objects
S1986.227

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Mehr Hormozd kills Khusraw Parviz, The story of Shiruya and Shirin; verso: The story of Shiruya and Shirin

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S1986.227

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script, headings in gold and red; recto: Mehr Hormozd kills Khusraw Parviz, The story of Shiruya and Shirin; four columns, twenty-six lines of text; verso: right-hand half of a double- page composition separated from the facing folio …

S1986.226

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Shirin before Shiruya; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; left-hand half of a double-page composition separated from the facing folio (S1986.227); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Shirin before Shiruya; verso: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of six folios. Border: The text and the painting …

S1986.225

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: left-hand half of the double-page composition separated from the facing folio (S1986.224), text: four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: text: four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of six folios. Border: The text is …

S1986.224

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Nushirvan interviews the intruder to his harem; recto: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: four columns, fifteen lines; verso: right-hand half of a double-page painting separated from the facing folio (S1986.225), Nushirwan interviews the intruder to his harem; one of a group of six folios. Border: The …

S1986.223

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: The story of the poet Daqiqi, text about the composition of the book; verso: text: Panegyric to Sultan Mahmud

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S1986.223

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, headings in gold; recto: text, The story of the poet Daqiqi, and text about the composition of the book, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: text, panegyric to Sultan Mahmud; four columns, twenty-five lines; one of …

S1986.222

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The court of Gayumarth; verso: text: Siyamak slain by the black demon

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, The court of Gayumarth; verso: text, Siyamak slain by the black demon, four columns, twenty-five lines, marginal correction of scribal errors; one of a group of six folios. Border: The painting …

S1986.389

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: illuminated page of text, Baysunghuri preface; verso: twenty-five lines of prose from the Baysunghuri preface

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian with a few Arabic lines in black nasta’liq script; recto: illuminated page, Baysunghuri preface, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: text, one column, twenty five lines of prose; one of a group of twenty-six folios. Border: The text is set …

S1986.382

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The Combat between Kay Khosrow and Afrasiyab and Afrasiyab’s retreat; verso: text from the story of Kay Khusraw

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S1986.382

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: The Combat between Kay Khosrow and Afrasiyab and Afrasiyab’s retreat, four columns, twenty-three lines, heading in black; verso: text from the story of Kay Khusraw, four columns, twenty lines. Border: The text is set in …

S1986.209

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Giv finds Kay Khusraw; recto: text: Giv finds Kay Khusraw in Turan’s meadow

https://www.freersackler.si.edu/object/S1986.209

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, Giv finds Kay Khusraw in Turan’s meadow, four columns, nineteen lines; verso: illustration and text, Giv Finds Kay Khusraw in Turan’s meadow; one of a group of three folios. Border: The text and …