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epic of the kings

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epic of the kings

Shah-nama, the national epic of Persia. Translated by Reuben Levy.

by FirdawsД«.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works, Persian heritage series
ContributionsLevy, Reuben
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 423 p. ;
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16488743M

Composed in the tenth century by the poet Firdowsi, the Shah-nameh or Book of Kings is Iran's central literary work, a historical epic peopled with monarchs—some of inspiring goodness, others of unmatched wickedness—handsome paladins, beautiful maidens, malevolent witches, and treacherous demons. The particular manuscript of the Shah-nameh introduced here by Stuart Cary Welch, Curator of.   New Translation of 'Persian Book of Kings' Just in time for the Persian New Year, there's a new English translation of the Shahnameh — the epic "Persian Book of .

  From #1 Bestselling author Morgan Rice comes a sweeping epic fantasy series: Rise of Dragons (Kings and Sorcerers—Book 1). Kyra, a 15 year old girl who dreams of following in her father’s footsteps and becoming a famed warrior, is a finer archer than all the others/5(). I would try to sell this book to you, but this epic science-fantasy is about lesbian necromancers, undead swordswomen, and political intrigue, so it sells itself. [sweet pea] Store Hours King's Books is closed to the public, but open daily 11 am - 7 pm. Orders can be placed online or via email. We offer curbside pickup and also shipping.

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Vividly translated and lushly illustrated, this edition of the Persian epic Shahnameh is fully illuminated for new audiences. Ferdowsi’s classic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history–beginning with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history, it contains magical birds and superhuman heroes and centuries-long by: 1.

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The Shahnameh (Book of Kings) is the national epic of Iran composed by the poet Ferdowsi between and AD. It tells the story of ancient Persia, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab-Islamic invasion in the seventh century.

Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings is the illustrated edition of the classic work written over one thousand years ago by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, one of Persia’s greatest new prose translation of the national epic is illuminated with over pages of illustrations and was published in April and is currently in its 7th printing.

One of the things that makes the Shahnameh such a singular epic is its sheer breadth. Scholars typically divide the book into three ‘ages’. The first, the mythical, begins with the world’s. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings, Book One of the Stormlight Archive begins an incredible new saga of epic proportion.

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Shahmnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings, 3rd edition, is an expanded edition of the best-selling original book that started it all. Our publisher, Liveright, believes our translation, with its accessible modern approach, will make it a classroom favorite for generations to come.

About the Book: Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings is the illustrated edition of the classic work written over one thousand years ago by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, one of Persia's greatest poets. This new prose translation of the national epic is illuminated with over pages of illustrations and will be published in April /5(10).

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"Shahnameh: The Epic of Kings" is the epic poem of the Persian poet Ferdowsi which tells of the mythological and historical past of Persia from the creation of the world up until the Islamic conquest in the seventh century. Written between and AD, the "Shahnameh" is a captivating story of the ancient world and details much of Persia's history, culture, and ancient religions.

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