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Illustrations of Jalayrids from a late 14th Century Shahnama

Collected in the Fatih Album (Hazine 2153) of the Saray Albums


GayŁmarth (Kayumars), the first Persian Sultan, Enthroned
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 62b

Zahhak bound on mount Damavand.
Topkapi Sarai Museum, Hazine 2153, folio 82b.


Manuchihr and the Iranians attack the army of Tur
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 102a


Manuchihr kills Tur in battle
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 22b

Manuchihr has Salm beheaded
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 35a

Zal shoots fowl
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 65b


Rustam Killing the Witch in Mazandaran.
Topkapi Sarai Museum, Hazine 2153, folio 103b.

Rustam Falls Asleep
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 100b

Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folios 52b-53a


Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 73a

Isfandiyār Killing Two Lions
Topkapi Sarai Museum, Hazine 2153, folio 16b.

Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 157a

From other albums

Rustam Acts as Go-between in the Marriage of Farīburz with Firangīs
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2160, folio 76a

Isfandiyār Killing GŻl
Topkapi Sarai Museum, Hazine 2160, folio 76b.

'Fight in front of a city gate',
Shahnama, Jalarid Tabriz, Iran.
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Diez A fol 70.

and a non-Shahnama painting:

Winter Landscape
Topkapi Sarai, Hazine 2153, folio 28a



Other Hazine 2153 Illustrations:
14th or 15th Century Illustrations of Nomad Turkmen of Persia or Anatolia
14th or 15th Century Illustrations of Aq-Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen
Other Sarai Albums:
Late 15th Century Illustrations of Soldiers of the Turkmen States of Persia or Anatolia in Hazine 2152
Late 15th Century Illustrations of Turkmen of Persia or Anatolia in Hazine 2160



Other Illustrations of Ilkhanid Mongols and Successors in 14th Century Persia and surrounds
Persian Cavalryman c1320, Persian Cavalrymen c.1335 & Persian Cavalrymen c.1335 in Armies of the Middle Ages, Volume 2 by Ian Heath

Persia Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
14th or 15th Century Illustrations of Aq-Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers