Shahnama Princeton

Princeton Shahnama Project contains Iranian Miniatures--that were created to illustrate scenes from the Iranian national epic, the Shahnama (The Book of Kings), is a poem of some 50,000 couplets that was composed by Abu'l Qasim Firdausi over a period of several decades in the late tenth and early eleventh centuries. The illustrations of manuscripts date from 1544 to 1674 AD, are from five illustrated manuscripts of the Shahnama which are housed in Princeton University's Firestone Library.
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Zal meets Rudabah

Zal meets Rudabah

Rustam slays White Elephant

Rustam slays White Elephant

Zal meets Rudabah

Zal meets Rudabah

Rustam birth

Rustam birth

Zal before Manuchihr after Mubad questioning

Zal before Manuchihr after Mubad questioning

Zal marries Rudabah

Zal marries Rudabah

Rustam slays White Elephant

Rustam slays White Elephant

Afrasiyab executes Nawzar

Afrasiyab executes Nawzar

Manuchihr kills Tur

Manuchihr kills Tur

Manuchihr kills Tur

Manuchihr kills Tur

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