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Zahhak

ISBN 10 : 1606998897
ISBN 13 : 9781606998892

A Guggenheim Fellow and a paper engineer retell a Persian myth in pop-up book form...


Le Livre Des Rois

ISBN 10 : 9782849525548
ISBN 13 : 2849525545

Le Livre des Rois comprend les règnes de cinquante rois, depuis le premier homme-roi jusqu'au dernier souverain historique sous le règne duquel la Perse passa sous domination ara..


Oedipus Ubiquitous

ISBN 10 : 0804725772
ISBN 13 : 9780804725774

Includes bibliographical references and index...


The Sistani Cycle Of Epics And Iran S National History

ISBN 10 : 9789004282964
ISBN 13 : 9004282963

This work argues that the Sistani Cycle of Epics constitutes a genre of historiography, retaining reflections of events of Iran’s antiquity, notably the affairs of the Sistani ki..


Shahnameh

ISBN 10 : 9781101993231
ISBN 13 : 1101993235

The definitive translation by Dick Davis of the great national epic of Iran—now newly revised and expanded to be the most complete English-language edition Dick Davis—“our pr..


All My Days Are Saturdays

ISBN 10 : 9780826273277
ISBN 13 : 0826273270

A New York Times article once stated that “the art of the essay as delivered by [Sam] Pickering is the art of the front porch ramble.” As Pickering himself puts it, “Well, I ..


The Persian Book Of Kings

ISBN 10 : 9781136870378
ISBN 13 : 1136870377

The Shahnama, written in the tenth century by Firdawsi, is the national epic poem of Persia. It chronicles at great length (nine volumes in the full English translation, currently ..