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The Resource Shahnameh : the epic of the Persian kings, [Abolqasem] Ferdowsi ; illustrations & design, Hamid Rahmanian ; translation & adaptation [to prose], Ahmad Sadri ; editorial director, Melissa Hibbard ; foreword by Sheila Canby

Shahnameh : the epic of the Persian kings, [Abolqasem] Ferdowsi ; illustrations & design, Hamid Rahmanian ; translation & adaptation [to prose], Ahmad Sadri ; editorial director, Melissa Hibbard ; foreword by Sheila Canby

Label
Shahnameh : the epic of the Persian kings
Title
Shahnameh
Title remainder
the epic of the Persian kings
Statement of responsibility
[Abolqasem] Ferdowsi ; illustrations & design, Hamid Rahmanian ; translation & adaptation [to prose], Ahmad Sadri ; editorial director, Melissa Hibbard ; foreword by Sheila Canby
Title variation
Epic of the Persian kings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • per
  • eng
Summary
A collection of stories and myths from ancient Iran filled with kings, heroes, princesses, magical animals, and demons. Written as an epic poem by the poet Ferdowsi in the 10th century and retold here in prose
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sadri, Ahmad
Dewey number
891/.5534
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PK6562.29.A83
LC item number
S43 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Firdawsī
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firdawsī
  • Legends
  • Mythology, Iranian
Label
Shahnameh : the epic of the Persian kings, [Abolqasem] Ferdowsi ; illustrations & design, Hamid Rahmanian ; translation & adaptation [to prose], Ahmad Sadri ; editorial director, Melissa Hibbard ; foreword by Sheila Canby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The kings of yore: Kayumars to Zahhak -- A world divided: sons of Feraydun -- A love that triumphed: Zaul and Rudabeh -- A hero is born: Rostam -- The follies of a king: Kay Kavous -- A tragedy of errors: Rostam and Sohrab -- The martyred prince: Siavosh -- Return of the king: Kay Khosrow -- The wrong path: Forud -- The great war of nations: Iran besieged -- A curious foe: Akvaun the demon -- A perilous adventure: Bizhan and Manizheh -- The fall of a king: Afrasiab -- The thirst for the crown: Esfandiar -- The demise of the knightly house: death of Rostam
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed., New ed.
Extent
xvii, 570 p.
Isbn
9781593720513
Isbn Type
(cased : hbk.)
Lccn
2012034354
Other physical details
ill (chiefly col.), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783159515
  • (OCoLC)783159515
Label
Shahnameh : the epic of the Persian kings, [Abolqasem] Ferdowsi ; illustrations & design, Hamid Rahmanian ; translation & adaptation [to prose], Ahmad Sadri ; editorial director, Melissa Hibbard ; foreword by Sheila Canby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The kings of yore: Kayumars to Zahhak -- A world divided: sons of Feraydun -- A love that triumphed: Zaul and Rudabeh -- A hero is born: Rostam -- The follies of a king: Kay Kavous -- A tragedy of errors: Rostam and Sohrab -- The martyred prince: Siavosh -- Return of the king: Kay Khosrow -- The wrong path: Forud -- The great war of nations: Iran besieged -- A curious foe: Akvaun the demon -- A perilous adventure: Bizhan and Manizheh -- The fall of a king: Afrasiab -- The thirst for the crown: Esfandiar -- The demise of the knightly house: death of Rostam
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed., New ed.
Extent
xvii, 570 p.
Isbn
9781593720513
Isbn Type
(cased : hbk.)
Lccn
2012034354
Other physical details
ill (chiefly col.), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783159515
  • (OCoLC)783159515

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