Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020). "The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970 (1970.301.2) | One day, Hushang spied a dragon lurking behind the rocks. He hurled a stone at it, which missed the monster but hit a larger rock, causing sparks to fly. Realizing the significance of this phenomenon, Hushang built a large fire and held a feast to celebrate its discovery.