Persian Myths & Legends: Tales of Heroes, Gods & Monsters by J. K. Jackson
The perfect introduction to the rich delights of Persian Literature, bound in a seductive, collectable edition.
Gorgeous Collector's Edition. 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 Collections (March 14, 2023)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 416 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1804173258
- ISBN-13 : 978-1804173251
- Item Weight : 12 ounces
- Dimensions : 4.38 x 1 x 6.63 inches