Shâhnâmeh Bayasanghori

The Shâhnâmeh (Book of Kings) is major epic work of persian poetry "Ferdowsi Tousi". “Bayasanghori Shâhnâmeh” was made in 1430 for Prince Bayasanghor (1399-1433), the grandson of the legendary Central Asian leader Timur (1336-1405).
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Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Zahhāk (in Persian: ضحّاک‎‎/ذهّاک), In Middle Persian he is called Dahāg or Bēvar-Asp, the latter meaning "[he who has] horses". In Zoroastrianism, Zahak (going under the name Aži Dahāka) is considered the son of Angra Mainyu, the foe of Ahura Mazda.

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Isfandiyar's labour, he fights the wolves. Timurid Soldiers from Baysunghur's Shahnama - 1430

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori شاهنامه فردوسی - بایسنقری

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori شاهنامه فردوسی - بایسنقری

Enluminure, artiste inconnu, Shâhnâmeh de Baysonqori, 1429, Palais du Golestân

Masterpieces of Persian Illumination - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori  مینیاتور فارسی - گرفته شده از شاهنامه فردوسی - بایسنقری

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori مینیاتور فارسی - گرفته شده از شاهنامه فردوسی - بایسنقری

The meeting of Ardeshir with Golnar, Ardavan's slave-girl and treasurer.

The meeting of Ardeshir with Golnar, Ardavan's slave-girl and treasurer.

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

The opposing armies are: those of Iran led by Key-Khosrow; and those of Turan, under the command of Afrasiyab.

The opposing armies are: those of Iran led by Key-Khosrow; and those of Turan, under the command of Afrasiyab.

King Key Kavus was captured and blinded by divs in Mazandaran. Rostam set him free, but to cure his blindness he needed the White Div’s liver. The battle with the White Div in its lair — the cave shown in section here — was Rostam’s seventh and final Peril.

King Key Kavus was captured and blinded by divs in Mazandaran. Rostam set him free, but to cure his blindness he needed the White Div’s liver. The battle with the White Div in its lair — the cave shown in section here — was Rostam’s seventh and final Peril.

Illumination, unknown artist, Shâhnâmeh of Bayasanghori, 1429, Golestan Palace

Masterpieces of Persian Illumination - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

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