[Ardashir nameh], fragment
ink on paper, 13 leaves (29.5 x 20.5 cm); Judeo-Persian Rabbinic characters
The 14th-century Judeo-Persian poet Shahin wrote several epic works on the Bible and Biblical characters. The Ardashir nameh is his epic cycle on the Book of Esther. This manuscript is a fragmentary copy from the 18th century.
See Ezra Spicehandler, “A Descriptive List of Judeo-Persian Manuscripts at the Klau Library of the Hebrew Union College” Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 8:2-4 (1968), p.117.