CDR-1318: SR Image Set: Islamic Manuscripts

Scholars Resource's Image Set of Islamic Manuscripts offers a tantalizing and diverse view of the intellectual and spiritual life of the Islamic world. Elegant Arabic calligraphy decorates leaves of the Qur'an, and luscious illuminated panels enhance works on science, medicine, history and literature, including manuscript pages from Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah, the Persian national epic. (Nov.2013)



Met-4224
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Title: Shah Jahan Album; Verso: Great Hornbill; Recto: Leaf of Calligraphy
Description: recto
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4223
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Title: Shah Jahan Album; Verso: Nilgai; Recto: Leaf of Calligraphy
Creator(s): Mansur
Description: recto
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4243
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Title: Shah Jahan Album; Verso: Shah Jahan and His Son Toy With Jewels
Creator(s): Nanha
Description: obverse
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4234
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Title: Shah Jahan Album; Verso: The Emperor Shah Jahan on Horseback; Recto: Leaf of Calligraphy
Creator(s): Payag
Description: verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
XIR-218241
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Title: Shahnama
Description: A battle scene with elephants
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-206966
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Title: Shahnama
Description: Harem Scene
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Met-2643
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; Bihzan Receives an Invitation Through Manizha's Nurse (300 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Description: folio 300 verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2629
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; Firdausi's Parable on the Ship of Shi'ism (18 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Mirza 'Ali
Description: folio 18 verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2631
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; Rustam Brings the Div King to Kai Kavus for Execution (127 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Mir Musavvir
Description: folio 127 verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2634
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; The Feast of Sada (22 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Sultan Muhammad Nur
Description: folio 22v
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2630
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; The Shah's Wise Men Approve of Zal's Marriage (86 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Description: folio 86 verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2652
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp; Zal Consults the Magi (73 verso)
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Sultan Muhammad Nur
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2426
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings); Front Cover, Lacquer, 19th Century; Back Cover, Lacquer, 19th Century; Inside Cover, Lacquer, 19th Century; Illuminated Title-Page to the Preface, 19th Century (1v); Illuminated Title-Page to the First Sub-Division (9b); The
Description: folio 110v
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-07791
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings); Rustam Saved by his Horse Rakhsh from an Attacking Lion (recto); Rustam Halts by the Wayside (verso)
Creator(s): Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
Description: Front
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05843
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings); The four paladins of Kai Khusrau in the mountains
Creator(s): Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-1174
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings); The Funeral of Isfandiyar
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4264
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Title: Shahnama (The Book of Kings); Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-07790
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Title: Shanama (the Book of Kings); Rustam Captures the Horse Rakhsh
Creator(s): Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
Description: Front
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
XIR-182458
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Title: Socrates (470-399 BC) and his Students, from 'Better Sentences and Most Precious Dictations' by Al-Moubacchir
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
890-177168
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Title: Sultan and his Court, illustration from 'Shahnama' (Book of Kings), by Abu'l-Qasim Manur Firdawsi (c.934-c.1020)
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-175593
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Title: Sultan on his throne, from 'Better Sentences and Most Precious Dictions' by Al-Moubacchir
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XZL-151865
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Title: Tamerlane (1336-1405) Besieging Urganj, from Zafarnama of Shaval ad-Din, copied by Murshid al Attar of Shiraz
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Dva-16289
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Title: Text page
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: from an unknown dispersed manuscript
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16285
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Title: Text page (recto) from a dispersed "Khamseh" (Five Poems) of Nizami
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16310
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Title: Text page (verso) from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings)
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: S
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16306
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Title: Text page (verso) from a dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty or Safavid Dynasty
Description: from Shiraz
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16278
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Title: Text page and illustration page
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Bal-52053
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Title: The Ascension of Mohammed from the Khamsa of Elyas Nezami
Description: The Ascension of Mohammed from the Khamsa of Elyas Nezami
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bos-37685
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Title: The Coffins of Rustam and Zavara. Page from the "Great Mongol" Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-16406
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Title: The Death of Rustam and His Killing Shaghad
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Folio from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings)from Shiraz
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16309
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Title: The Drunken Son of a Cobbler Mounted on Bahram Gur's Lion
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: Page (recto) from a dispersed "Shahnama" (book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-6618
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Title: The Emperor Aurangzeb on Horseback with Attendant
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16312
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Title: The Fire Ordeal of Siyawush (recto) and text page (verso)
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Pages from a dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
MMT-155973
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Title: The Fox and the Crow, illustration from the Fables of Bidpai
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Dva-16000
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Title: The Friends of 'Ali at the Hunt
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: Page from a Dispersed illustrated manuscript of the Khawarnama (Poem in praise of 'Ali, son-in-law of Muhammad)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
XIR-216653
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Title: The Great Mosque of Mecca, from 'Dalail al Khairat'
Creator(s): Islamic School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Dva-16301
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Title: The Iranians Capture Afrasiyab's Fortress,
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Page from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings), from Shiraz
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Bos-37724
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Title: The Mubids Interrogate Zal
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-16305
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Title: The Sasanian King Khusraw and Courtiers in a Garden
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty or Safavid Dynasty
Description: Page (recto) from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings) of Firdawsi from Shiraz
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16165
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Title: The story of Darius and the Herdsmen
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: page from a dispersed manuscript of the "Flower Garden of Sa'di" by Sheikh Musley-uddin Sa'di Shirazi
Vendor: Davis Art Images