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Ilkhanid Mongols in the Kitab-i Samak 'Ayyar

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Illustrations of Ilkhanid Mongols in the Kitab-i Samak 'Ayyar (part 3), c.1330

The Kitab-i Samak 'Ayyar is what may be described as a popular romance and, in the same sense that this expression retains today, it was written for a popular audience.

Individual Folios
Samak Ayyar folio 003a Soldiers attacking a man lying outside a castle
Samak Ayyar folio 039b Battle between Jamshid and Khurshidshah
Samak Ayyar folio 061a Ilkhanid Battle scene
Samak Ayyar folio 068b Ilkhanid Battle scene
Samak Ayyar folio 080b Capture of a man in a tent, with soldiers attending outside
Samak Ayyar folio 089a Qatus and Khurshidshah in single combat
Samak Ayyar folio 094b Farrukhrus and Shirwan-bashan brought captive before Gharib Shah.
Samak Ayyar folio 106a Farrukhrus rescued from Gharib by Samak
Samak Ayyar folio 114a Samak's stratagem: a blacksmith heating tongs while a prisoner is held bound on the floor
Samak Ayyar folio 121a Battle between Farrukhruz and Mardan-dukht
Samak Ayyar folio 148a Samak captive before Qabut Bari
Samak Ayyar folio 159a Khurshidshah and Mah Pari (?) emerging from the city gate
Samak Ayyar folio 180b Two archers shooting an ox while four angels look on from above
Samak Ayyar folio 189a Bahlan brought captive before Samak
Samak Ayyar folio 234b Ilkhanid Battle scene
Samak Ayyar folio 241a Battle of Mardan-dukht and her veiled women warriors against Qabus
Samak Ayyar folio 251a Captive flogged before Qabus, who is addressed angrily by Mardan-dukht
Samak Ayyar folio 261a Ilkhanid Battle scene
Samak Ayyar folio 276a Battle between Mardan-dukht and Lal
Samak Ayyar folio 283b Taj-dukht killing Gulbuy, Shirwan-bashan, Giti Numay, and Jakalmah
Samak Ayyar folio 288a Taj-dukht captive and hanged in chains
Samak Ayyar folio 311a Ilkhanid Battle scene

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Illustrations of Ilkhanid Mongols in the Kitab-i Samak 'Ayyar (part 3), c.1330

Druzhina
Ilkhanid Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers

Edited by Druzhina - 04-Jul-2015 at 19:31
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