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Illustrations from the Shahnama (2) showing Persian soldiers

Rest the mouse cursor over a picture to see the title (including date if known). Click to see the full image.
The figures wear contemporary dress or dress of no latter than the date of the illustration.
Illustrations are in date order in each category.
The actions portray the Sassanid/Sassanian period.

Links to the Shahnama Project:
Khusrau Parviz reviews the troops brought by Niatus from Rum      Kay Khusrau reviews his troops       Kay Khusrau goes hunting after his accession

Shahnama Page 1

Other Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers