Persian Myths by J.K Jackson
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A joyful mythical ride through the intimate and powerful stories of the Persian legendary landscape.
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 Nizāmī, 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 Díw 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.
- Publisher : Flame Tree 451 (July 26, 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1839649348
- ISBN-13 : 978-1839649349
- Item Weight : 6.2 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.13 x 0.8 x 7.75 inches