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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Manuchehr killing Salm, Persia, Safavid, century

Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934-1020)

Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about

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Giv chides Bizhan for failing to defeat Forud Ferdfowsi, Shahnameh Safavid: Qazvin, Painter: Siyavosh Opaque watercolours, ink and gold on paper Private Collection,

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The Simorgh Heals Rakhsh (Abu'l Qasim Firdausi CE Persian): Shahnama ("Book of Kings") CE Islamic Safavid Miniature Painting, Shiraz, Iran, Persia)) (British Library, London)

Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon, from The Shahnama by Firdausi, known as the Demotte Shahnama (verso)

Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon, from The Shahnama by Firdawsi, known as the Demotte Shahnama (verso)

The last section of the Shahnama chronicles the reigns of the Sasanian kings of Iran. Here, the tiny infant Shapur, born after the death of his father Hurmuzd II, is depicted seated on an ornately bejeweled throne as his nurse fans him

Claiming that his compatriots had spurned Siyavush, Piran offers him his daughter Jarira in marriage. Elegantly clothed and perfumed, she is presented to the young prince, who weds her happily.

The last section of the Shahnama chronicles the reigns of the Sasanian kings of Iran. Here, the tiny infant Shapur, born after the death of his father Hurmuzd II, is depicted seated on an ornately bejeweled throne as his nurse fans him

"Rudaba& Maids Return to the Palace", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

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Full: Front Manuscript page. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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Illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi’s Shahnameh: Bahram demonstrates his hunting skills to Azadeh the harpist, Persia, Safavid, Shiraz, century

The last section of the Shahnama chronicles the reigns of the Sasanian kings of Iran. Here, the tiny infant Shapur, born after the death of his father Hurmuzd II, is depicted seated on an ornately bejeweled throne as his nurse fans him

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Coronation of Shapur II", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Iskandar betragter folkene Yajuj og Majuj Iran, Shiraz; 1341 DAVIDS SAMLING 13/1990

Wide copyright david collection copenhagen 13 1990 web-Miniature from a copy of Firdawsi’s Shah-nama made for Qiwamuddawla wa’l-Din Hasan. “Iskandar Contemplates the Peoples Gog and Magog” Iran, Shiraz; 741 H = 1341

Isfandiyar Slays the Simurgh Iran, Tabriz; 1525-1535 The David Collection, 32/1988

Isfandiyar Slays the Simurgh Iran, Tabriz; The David Collection,

FARAYDUN STRIKES ZAHHAK WITH THE OX-HEADED MACE | ﺑﻨﺪآوﺮدن ﻓ… | Flickr

FARAYDUN STRIKES ZAHHAK WITH THE OX-HEADED MACE | ﺑﻨﺪآوﺮدن ﻓ… | Flickr

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