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The Epic of the Kings Shah-Nama, the National Epic of Persia, (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. Persian Heritage) by Abdul Perdowsi

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Books Ltd .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11240152M
ISBN 100710205384
ISBN 109780710205384
OCLC/WorldCa13307777

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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. ), or Ferdowsi was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"), which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the /5.