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Timurid Soldiers from Baysunghur's copy of the Shahnama by Ferdowsi, 1430

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2nd Frontispiece

Zahhak is nailed to the walls
of a cave in Mount Damavand

Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin
from his elephant by lasso

Barzu wounds Rustam in combat

Isfandiyar's 1st labour, he fights the wolves

Bahram Chubina defeats the army of Sava Shah

Source: Shahnama Project

Also from this Shahnama:
Battle between Iran and Turan
Guruy executes Siyavush

Ms 716, February 7 1430, Gulistan Palace Museum, Tehran, Iran
Title of Work: Shahnama (Baysunghur)
School: Herat

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