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The epic of the kings

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The epic of the kings

Shah-nama, the national epic of Persia

by FirdawsД«.

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epic literature, Persian -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ferdowsi; translated by Reuben Levy.
    SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works: Persian heritage series ;, [no. 3], Persian heritage series ;, no. 3.
    ContributionsLevy, Reuben, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6456.A1 L4 1967a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 423 p.
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5578343M
    LC Control Number67091258


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In Dick Davis's translation, the illustrations serve his complete translation; in this version, Sadri's prose serves the illustrations. So the two versions are exact by: 1. Book Description: "Shahname, or Shahnama "The Book of Kings", is an enormous poetic opus written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi around [AD] and is the national epic of the Persian speaking world.

The Shahnameh tells the mythical and historical past of Iran from the creation of the world up until the Islamic conquest of Iran in the 7th century/5(12). Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Epic of Kings By Ferdowsi Written A.C.E. Translated by Helen Zimmern. The Epic of Kings has been divided into the following sections: The Shahs of Old [31k] Feridoun [42k] Zal [23k] Zal and Rudabeh [55k] Rustem [40k].

Summary: The Shahnameh, ("The Book/Epic of Kings"), is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Firdausi between c. and CE and is the national epic of Greater Iran. It is the world's longest poem written by a single poet.

KAIUMERS first sat upon the throne of Persia, and was master of the : Firdausi. 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().

This resulted in the creation of the epic which in Persian is called Shahnameh or translated The Book of Kings, the longest poem ever written in history. Ferdowsi's great aim was to revive the ancient Persian culture, mythology and language after the invasion of the Islamic Caliphate of the Arabs.

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 Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings, Abolqasem Ferdowsi Abu ʾl-Qasim Firdowsi Tusi (c.

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