Audio Gallery Tour

A tour of selected exhibits with commentary by Timothy Potts, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Barbara Brend, exhibition curator, and Charles Melville, Professor of Persian History, University of Cambridge. The tour stops can be played online or downloaded to your own mp3/audio player to take to the Fitzwilliam when visiting the exhibition.

If you bring a mobile phone to play the audio guide in the Museum, please note that phone calls and photography are strictly prohibited in the galleries.

The audio guide is also available on players for hire, at a small charge, in the exhibition.

You can play each of the items online or download them in a variety of formats.
Alternatively you can download all items as a podcast using ITunes or in other players by using this RSS feed

 

Image["1. Opening of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh"]
1. Opening of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh

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Image["2. Ferdowsi encounters the court poets of Ghazni"]
2. Ferdowsi encounters the court poets of Ghazni

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Image["3. The ship of Shi‘ism"]
3. The ship of Shi‘ism

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Image["4. Lohrasp enthroned"]
4. Lohrasp enthroned

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Image["5. Tahmineh comes to Rostam"]
5. Tahmineh comes to Rostam

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Image["6. Manuchehr enthroned with Rostam in attendance"]
6. Manuchehr enthroned with Rostam in attendance

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Image["7. The dying Rostam shoots Shaghad"]
7. The dying Rostam shoots Shaghad

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Image["8. The King of Mazandaran turns himself into a rock"]
8. The King of Mazandaran turns himself into a rock

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Image["9. Esfandiyar slays Arjasp in the Brazen Hold"]
9. Esfandiyar slays Arjasp in the Brazen Hold

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Image["10. Eskandar seeks the Water of Life"]
10. Eskandar seeks the Water of Life

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Image["11. Bizhan slays Nastihan"]
11. Bizhan slays Nastihan

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Image["12. Qaran slays Barman"]
12. Qaran slays Barman

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Image["13. Rostam slays the White Div"]
13. Rostam slays the White Div

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Image["14. The Simorgh heals Rakhsh"]
14. The Simorgh heals Rakhsh

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Image["15. The fire ordeal of Siyavosh"]
15. The fire ordeal of Siyavosh

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Image["16. Dress saddle"]
16. Dress saddle

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Image["17. Bahman-Ardeshir swallowed by a dragon"]
17. Bahman-Ardeshir swallowed by a dragon

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Image["18. Key Kavus airborne"]
18. Key Kavus airborne

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