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Farâmarz slays Mihârk.

Farâmarz slays Mihârk.

Farâmarz slays a fleeing soldier.

Farâmarz slays a fleeing soldier.

Rustam slays Qulûn.

Rustam slays Qulûn.

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Rustam's Seven's Feat: he slays the White dîv.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a wolf.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a wolf.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a dragon.

Gushtâsp (Gushtâsb) slays a dragon.

Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone

Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone

"Faramarz Slays Varazad", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Abu'l Qasim Firdausi

"Faramarz Slays Varazad", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Abu'l Qasim Firdausi

"Isfandiyar's Fourth Course: He Slays a Sorceress", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

"Isfandiyar's Fourth Course: He Slays a Sorceress", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

"Isfandiyar Slays Arjasp", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar Slays Arjasp", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bahram Gur Slays a Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gushtasp Slays the Rhino-Wolf", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gushtasp Slays the Rhino-Wolf", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Fifth Course: He Slays the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Fifth Course: He Slays the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Iskandar Slays the Habash Monster", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Iskandar Slays the Habash Monster", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gustaham Slays Lahhak and Farshidvard", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gustaham Slays Lahhak and Farshidvard", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gushtasp Slays the Dragon of Mount Saqila", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

"Gushtasp Slays the Dragon of Mount Saqila", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

"Kai Khusrau Slays Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Kai Khusrau Slays Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Second Course: He Slays the Lions", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Isfandiyar's Second Course: He Slays the Lions", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Zal Slays Khazarvan and Puts Shamasas to Flight", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Zal Slays Khazarvan and Puts Shamasas to Flight", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Cain slays Abel with a spade

Cain slays Abel with a spade

Shamgar slays six hundred Philistines

Shamgar slays six hundred Philistines

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

68 CE: Cerealius, one of Vespasian's officers, attacks Hebron and slays all the inhabitants. 69 CE: The emperor Otho, having been defeated by the troops of Vitellius, commits suicide in Rome.

68 CE: Cerealius, one of Vespasian's officers, attacks Hebron and slays all the inhabitants. 69 CE: The emperor Otho, having been defeated by the troops of Vitellius, commits suicide in Rome.

40 BCE: Herod sets out on a campaign against bandits living in caves. An old brigand slays his own wife and seven children rather than surrender to Herod.

40 BCE: Herod sets out on a campaign against bandits living in caves. An old brigand slays his own wife and seven children rather than surrender to Herod.

"Gustaham Slays Lahhak and Farshidvard", Folio 349v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Gustaham Slays Lahhak and Farshidvard", Folio 349v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Zal Slays Khazarvan", Folio 104r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Zal Slays Khazarvan", Folio 104r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Dish (coppa): Hercules slays the centaur Nessus

Dish (coppa): Hercules slays the centaur Nessus

"Rustam Slays Isfandiyar", Folio 466r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Rustam Slays Isfandiyar", Folio 466r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Isfandiyar's Fourth Course: He Slays a Sorceress", Folio 435v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Isfandiyar's Fourth Course: He Slays a Sorceress", Folio 435v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Bahram Gur Slays the Rhino-Wolf", Folio 586r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Bahram Gur Slays the Rhino-Wolf", Folio 586r from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Bahram Chubina Slays the Lion-Ape", Folio 715v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"Bahram Chubina Slays the Lion-Ape", Folio 715v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Adam and Eve with their children; Cain and Abel farming (background); Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone (background)

Adam and Eve with their children; Cain and Abel farming (background); Cain slays Abel with a jaw-bone (background)

Bhima Slays Jarasandha: Page from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript

Bhima Slays Jarasandha: Page from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript

"Rustam Slays the White Div", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Slays the White Div", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bahram Gur Slays the Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bahram Gur Slays the Dragon", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Slays Esfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Slays Esfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Slays the White Elephant", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Slays the White Elephant", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Hercules Slays Diomedes and his Flesh-Eating Mares (Apollodorus, II, 5, 8 and Quintus Smyrnaeus, VI, 247-250)

Hercules Slays Diomedes and his Flesh-Eating Mares (Apollodorus, II, 5, 8 and Quintus Smyrnaeus, VI, 247-250)

Shamgar slays six hundred Philistines

Shamgar slays six hundred Philistines

The sacrifices of Cain (who is holding a lamb instead of a sheaf of corn!) and Abel; Cain slays Abel with a spade

The sacrifices of Cain (who is holding a lamb instead of a sheaf of corn!) and Abel; Cain slays Abel with a spade

Cain and Abel farming; Cain slays Abel (1st of 4)

Cain and Abel farming; Cain slays Abel (1st of 4)

Krishna Slays Bakasura, the Crane Demon: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu))

Krishna Slays Bakasura, the Crane Demon:  Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu))

Samson Slays the Lion (Samson Rending the Lion)

Samson Slays the Lion (Samson Rending the Lion)

Cain slays Abel with a spade; The Great Flood: the ark of Noah floating on the waters

Cain slays Abel with a spade; The Great Flood: the ark of Noah floating on the waters

Cain slays Abel with a spade

Cain slays Abel with a spade

Hercules Slays the Centaurs (Jupiter Defeating the Centaurs)

Hercules Slays the Centaurs (Jupiter Defeating the Centaurs)

Hercules Slays the Centaur Nessus

Hercules Slays the Centaur Nessus

Vishnu as Varaha, the Boar Avatar, Slays Banasur, A Demon General: Page from an Unknown Manuscript

Vishnu as Varaha, the Boar Avatar, Slays Banasur, A Demon General: Page from an Unknown Manuscript

The giant Estragot slays Savaris from BL Eg 3028, f. 74

The giant Estragot slays Savaris from BL Eg 3028, f. 74

[Design drawing for a mural showing St. George in a Byzantine-style depiction of saints with royalty cheering him on as he slays the dragon for a memorial window with door surround with "1927 George Zrake 1978" over double doors, for St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York]

[Design drawing for a mural showing St. George in a Byzantine-style depiction of saints with royalty cheering him on as he slays the dragon for a memorial window with door surround with "1927 George Zrake 1978" over double doors, for St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York]

[Design drawing for a mural showing St. George in a Byzantine-style depiction of saints with royalty cheering him on as he slays the dragon for a memorial window with door surround with "1927 George Zrake 1978" over double doors, for St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York]

[Design drawing for a mural showing St. George in a Byzantine-style depiction of saints with royalty cheering him on as he slays the dragon for a memorial window with door surround with "1927 George Zrake 1978" over double doors, for St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York]