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.
Rustam Fights Afrasiyab

Rustam Fights Afrasiyab

Sam Brings Zal from the Mountains

Sam Brings Zal from the Mountains

Kayumars Enthroned - Kiyumars, the first man in the Avesta is the first king in the Shahnameh, ruling over the world.

Kayumars Enthroned - Kiyumars, the first man in the Avesta is the first king in the Shahnameh, ruling over the world.

Rustam Kills a Dragon (the Third Feat)

Rustam Kills a Dragon (the Third Feat)

Siyavush Plays Polo Before Afrasiyab

Siyavush Plays Polo Before Afrasiyab

Rustam Kills the White Div (the Seventh Feat)

Rustam Kills the White Div (the Seventh Feat)

The Murder of Iraj

The Murder of Iraj

Tahmuras and the Divs

Tahmuras and the Divs

Siyavush Marries Farangis

Siyavush Marries Farangis

The Birth of Manuchihr

The Birth of Manuchihr

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