Now that the war is over, Manuchihr's army gathers all the booty from Rum and Turan and loads it onto elephants before setting out for Iran. Meanwhile, Faridun assembles a host of men blowing horns, beating drums, and driving richly caparisoned elephants to the place where he and Manuchihr meet and embrace.
Shah Tahmasp, Iran (until 1568; gifted to Selim II); Sultan Selim II, Istanbul (from 1568); Sultan Selim III, Istanbul (by 1800); Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Paris (by 1903–d. 1934); his son, Baron Maurice de Rothschild, Paris and Pregny, near Geneva (by 1955–d. 1957); [ Stiebel Ltd., New York, until 1959; sold to Houghton]; Arthur A. Houghton Jr., New York (1959–70; gifted to MMA)
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