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

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

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

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

On this folio from Walters manuscript Siyavush marries Farangis.

On this folio from Walters manuscript Tahminah laments over the body of her son Suhrab.

This folio from Walters manuscript depicts the birth of Manuchihr.

Faridun Enthroned Firdawsi (Persian, died AH/AD (Author) Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi (Scribe)

On this folio from Walters manuscript Sam receives Sindukht as envoy from the king of Kabul.

Hushang Discovers Fire while Planning to Kill a Dragon with a Stone Firdawsi (Persian, died AH/AD (Author) Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi (Scribe)

On this folio from Walters manuscript Rakhsh kills a lion (the first feat).

Faridun Defeats Zahhak Firdawsi (Persian, died AH/AD (Author) Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi (Scribe)

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