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This might depict the encounter between Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna, but it is placed after the preface, where the scene is already illustrated after a fashion, and it seems rather to be an additional frontispiece picture inserted between the end of the preface and the start of the poem.
Date: 1438
Calligrapher: Fayd b. Muhammad Shirazi
Script: Nasta'liq
School: South Provincial Timurid
London, The British Library
Accession Number: Oriental 1403






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