Shahnama Mirak Walters602

Walters manuscript W.602, a copy of Firdawsi's Shahnamah (Book of kings) was written by Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi, most probably in Herat. It was completed in 1028 AH/AD 1618-1619. The preface is by Abu Mansur Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Razzaq, who composed it in 346 AH/AD 957-958. Although incomplete at the end, the manuscript contains 83 illustrations. Some are by a later hand and attributed to Safavid artists Riza 'Abbasi and Shaykh 'Abbasi in the 11th AH/AD 17th.
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Rustam Fights Afrasiyab

Rustam Fights Afrasiyab - Shahama (Walters manuscript) Firdawsi (Author) Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustad

Sam Brings Zal from the Mountains

On this folio from Walters manuscript Sam brings Zal from the mountains.

Rustam Kills a Dragon (the Third Feat)

Illuminated Manuscript, Book of kings (Shahnama), Rustam kills a dragon (the third feat), Walters Art Museum Ms.

Siyavush Plays Polo Before Afrasiyab

On this folio from Walters manuscript Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab.

Rustam Kills the White Div (the Seventh Feat)

Rustam Kills the White Div (the Seventh Feat) Firdawsi (Persian, died AH/AD (Author) Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi (Scribe)

The Murder of Iraj

This folio from Walters manuscript illustrates the murder of Iraj.

Tahmuras and the Divs

This folio from Walters manuscript depicts Tahmuras and the divs.

Siyavush Marries Farangis

On this folio from Walters manuscript Siyavush marries Farangis.

The Birth of Manuchihr

This folio from Walters manuscript depicts the birth of Manuchihr.

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