Persian Myths

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The great works of Persia contain some of the most beautiful, rich and diverse language in the literary world. The Shah Nameh, Masnavi-e Ma’navi, the Anvar-i Suhayli fables and more, rival Dante’s Divine Comedy, India’s Mahabharata and Sumeria’s Epic of Gigamesh in their cultural impact, bringing to life the tales and myths of Ancient Persia.

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Weight0.176 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 13 × 1.5 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition

New edition

Dewey

398.20955 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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From such texts as the Shah Nameh (the Persian Book of Kings), Masnavi-e Ma’navi, the Anvar-i Suhayli fables and works by the great poet Nizami, come ancient tales of a civilization that once stretched across the known world. Find here the wonderful stories of the magical bird the Simurgh, the Seven Labours of Rustem, the evil demon onager-giant Akwán Dìw and the tragic romance of Laili and Majnun. Persian literature is amongst the most beautiful and inventive of all cultures, offering a joyful read of creation, love and conquest.

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Weight0.176 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 13 × 1.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition

New edition

Dewey

398.20955 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K