A ceremonial banner from the Qajar period. Downloaded from the Met Museum.
Bahram Gur in the Sandal Palace on Thursday Folio 230 from a Khamsa Quintet of Nizami.
Downloaded from the Met Museum.
It is said that if you are English, you must know at least one Shakespeare play, Scottish, you must know at least one poem by Robert Burns, and Persian, you must know at least one story from the Shahnameh. This epic of Persian poetry, of kings and princes, of warriors who fought great battles, etc. is the most celebrated work by a Persian poet in all of the nation’s history.