کتاب وىراف‌نامه.

Kitāb-i Vīrāfʹnāmah.

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
[1590?]

Details

Subject(s)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
[Ṣad dar] ... [etc.].
Summary note
Account of the visionary journey of Arda Viraf to the next world, with 50 miniatures.
Notes
  • Ms. component part.
  • Title from fol. 62b.
  • Origin: Copy completed 958 [Yazdegerd? = 1590] (fol. 121b).
  • Incipit: چو گىتى شاه کشت آن شهر ىارى * که بود از شاه بهمن ىاد کارى
Language note
Persian.
Contents
  • List of miniatures:
  • 1. fol. 61a: Three men seated on a carpet while three other men look on from behind a hill.
  • 2. fol. 67b: Arda Viraf explains his journey.
  • 3. fol. 71: Arda Viraf on the Chinvat Bridge with Sraosha.
  • 4. fol. 73a: Arda Viraf in the first heaven.
  • 5. fol. 73b: In the second heaven.
  • 6. fol. 74a: In the third heaven.
  • 7. fol. 74b: In the fourth heaven.
  • 8. fol. 77b: In the fifth heaven.
  • 9. fol. 78b-79b, 80b-81a, 82a, 83a, 84a, 85a: In the sixth heaven.
  • 10. fol. 91a, 92a: In the seventh heaven.
  • 11. fol. 93b, 94b, 96b, 97b, 100a-101b, 102b-105a, 106a-106b, 107a-108b, 109b-110a, 111a-113a, 114a-116a: Images of hell.
Other title(s)
  • Vīrāfʹnāmah
  • وىراف‌نامه
In
[Ṣad dar] ... [etc.], fol. 62b-121b
OCLC
765399762
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