This manuscript is an illustrated copy of the well-known poem recounting the platonic love story between Mihr (the Sun), the son of Shāhpūr, and his vizier's son Mushtarī (Jupiter). The story of 90 chapters was composed by Muhammad ibn Ahmad ‘Assār Tabrīzīمحمد بن احمد عصار تبريزى, who died in around 1382. The present copy was written in nasta‘līq script in 1476 by Murshid al-Kātibمرشد الكاتب, who came from Shiraz (in present-day Iran). Complete works http://www.wdl.org/en/item/9206/view/1/1/
Uzbekistan - Folio from a <i>Mihr u-Mushtari</i> (The Sun and Jupiter) by Sahmsuddin Muhammad 'Assar (d. recto: Prince Mihr takes down a lion's head at a single blow; verso: text, Mehr fighting with bandits
Miniature persane s. Mihr_u_Mushtari.
On this folio from Walters manuscript Mihr and his friends slaughter dog- and wolf-headed cannibals.
MIHR-O MUSHTARI, IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
Mihr va Mushtari Persian Safavid 1574 Object Place: Iran
Mihr and Mushtari, Walters Art Museum Ms.
Binding from Mihr and Mushtari. This original binding from Walters manuscript is composed of black leather and has a flap. The binding has a gold-brushed central panel and doublures of red leather with filigree work.
On the left side of this page from Walters manuscript Qara Khan, king of Samarqand, is defeated by Mihr, who fights on the side of King Kayvan, Nahid's father. Date century AD (Safavid period Medium ink and pigments on laid paper