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Category:Shahnameh, Qajar (Walters MS 602)

Author
Ferdowsi (0940–1020) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q43459 s:en:Author:Hakīm Abol-Qāsem Ferdowsī Tūsī q:en:Ferdowsi
Ferdowsi
Alternative names Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Ferdowsī Tūsī, Firdawsi, Firdausi
فارسی: حکیم ابوالقاسم فردوسی توسی
Description

Persian poet

Date of birth/death 1020
Location of birth/death Tus, Iran Tus, Iran
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Editor

Abu Mansur Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Razzaq

Illustrator
Attributed to Reza Abbasi (1565–1635) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q380726
Reza Abbasi
Alternative names Agha Reza Reza-e Abbasi; Riza `Abbasi; Riza-i Abbasi; Riza i-Abbasi;
فارسی: رضا عباسی
Description

Persian miniaturist, painter and calligrapher

Date of birth/death 1635
Work period from until
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Selected illustrations attributed to Shaykh 'Abbasi (Persian, active 1650-1684)

Scribe Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi
Title

Turkish: Shahnama
Book of Kings

Subtitle

Walters manuscript W.602

Year of publication

1618-1619 AD ( AH)

Description
English: Walters manuscript W.602, a copy of Firdawsi's Shahnamah (Book of kings) was written by Muhammad Mirak ibn Mir Muhammad al-Husayni al-Ustadi, most probably in Herat (present-day Afghanistan). It was completed in 1028 AH/AD 1618-1619. There are two Arabic colophons, one at the end of the preface (fol. 7a) and the other at the end of part 1 (fol. 334a). The preface is by Abu Mansur Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Razzaq, who composed it in 346 AH/AD 957-958. Although incomplete at the end, the manuscript contains 83 illustrations. Some are by a later hand and attributed to Safavid artists Riza 'Abbasi and Shaykh 'Abbasi in the 11th century AH/AD 17th (fols. 55b, 62b, 391b, 476b, and 479b). The lacquer binding is not contemporary with the manuscript and dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th.
Source

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