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The Persian Book of Kings

Ibrahim Sultan"s "Shahnama" (BL - Treasures from the Bodleian Library)

by Firuza Abdullaeva

  • 196 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Bodleian Library, University of Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early Renaissance (c 1400-1500),
  • Illustration,
  • Oriental art,
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Iran,
  • Middle East - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11949678M
    ISBN 101851243461
    ISBN 109781851243464

      Just in time for the celebration, there's a new English translation of the Shahnameh, the "Persian Book of Kings." The epic was written over the course Author: Shereen Meraji. Among the great works of world literature, perhaps one of the least familiar to English readers is the Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings, the national epic of prodigious narrative, composed by the poet Ferdowsi between the years and , tells the story of pre- Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the seventh.

    Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings, Paperback by Ferdowsi, Abolqasem; Davis, Dick (TRN); Nafisi, Azar (FRW), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free P&P in the UK A new translation of the late-tenth-century Persian epic follows its story of pre-Islamic Iran's mythic time of Creation through the seventh-century Arab invasion, tracing ancient Persia's incorporation into an. Among the great works of world literature, perhaps one of the least familiar to English readers is the "Shahnameh: ThePersian Book of Kings," the national epic of Persia/5().

    Buy Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Dick Davis (Translator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Book Description: A masterpiece of Persian Classical epic, the Shahnama or Book of Kings was composed by Abu'l-Qasem Ferdowsi at the beginning of the eleventh century. Because theShahnama presents itself as a chronicle of the reigns of the shahs from the primordial founders to the Sasanian dynasty which ended in , scholarly attention has centered on the question of its historical accuracy.


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The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp Cited by: 3. The Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings. Paperback – Deckle Edge, Febru by. Abolqasem Ferdowsi (Author) › Visit Amazon's Abolqasem Ferdowsi Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author/5(96).

Master storyteller Elizabeth Laird has retold this Persian classic with elegant simplicity and Shirin Adl's lively art work makes for a very pretty book.

the tales retain their poetic quality but are accessible and easy to read. it is a visually stunning and unusual book/5(22). The ancient legends of the Persian Book of Kings (Shahnameh)1 were versified by Abolqasem Ferdowsi ( CE), who was born to a -family of small landowners near the city of Tus, in northeastern Iran.

He dedicated thirty-three years of his life to Shahnameh and finished its second redaction one thousand and three years ago, in March Cited by: 1. As the epic was an assertion of national identity, it ended at the end of the Sassanid dynasty when the Arab conquest incorporated Persia into Dal al Islam.

Since this is the Book of Kings, it began with the first king. The early mythical kings were the ones who taught the people the necessary skills for the development of civilization/5(96).

The Paperback of the Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Abolqasem Ferdowsi at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Penguin Publishing Group.

One of the most voluminous epics of world literature, the Shahnama (or "Book of Kings") narrates the history of the ancient kings of Iran, from their mythical beginnings to the Arab conquest in A.D.

Although illustrated copies of the poem were commissioned by numerous Iranian kings, the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp (r. ) is arguably the most important and beautifu/5. The publication of this book commemorates the one thousandth anniversary of the completion of the Shahnama, the Persian national epic, which was written down in more t couplets by the poet also celebrates the most lavishly illustrated version of this text, a manuscript produced for the Safavid Shah Tahmasp, who ruled Iran from to The publication of this book marks 1, years since the completion of the Shahnama, the Persian national epic, which was written down in more t couplets by the poet also celebrates the most lavishly illustrated version of this text, a manuscript produced for the Safavid Shah Tahmasp, who ruled Iran from to   Completed by Abolqasem Ferdowsi in the early 11th Century, the Shahnameh (Book of Kings) is not only a literary masterpiece, but also a book that has for.

The Book of Kings Description This manuscript containing illustrations is one of the largest pictorial cycles of the Shāhnāma, the Persian Book of Kings. Several painters, working at different times, were involved in its illumination; the miniatures thus are not uniform in Rating: % positive.

Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics) Paperback – Deckle Edge, 28 Jun. You may have noticed that some of our books are identified as "deckle edge" in the title. Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges/5(91).

Stories from Shahnameh (The Persian book of kings) retold by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Shirin Adl. While I dislike the childish style of the artwork, it has a certain charm and the vibrant colours make it appealing. The stories are exciting and easy to read with little codas of rhyming verse which add to the epic nature of the stories/5.

One of the most voluminous epics of world literature, the Shahnama (or "Book of Kings") narrates the history of the ancient kings of Iran, from their mythical beginnings to the Arab conquest in A.D. Although illustrated copies of the poem were commissioned by numerous Iranian kings, the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp (r.

) is arguably the most important and beautifully illustrated. Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings - Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Firdawsī - Google Books The great national epic of Persia the most complete English-language edition and definitive translation by Dick 4/5(2).

Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings - Abolqasem Ferdowsi - Google Books. The great national epic of Persia—the most complete English-language edition and definitive translation by Dick Davis, /5(4). The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian Book of Kings: Canby, Sheila: Books -   Shahnameh Baysonqori is a copy of Shahnameh (Book of kings) composed by the highly revered Iranian poet Abū al-Qāsim Firdawsī (–).

The importance of Shahnameh in the Persian-speaking world is comparable that of Homer’s epics in the West. The book recounts in verse the mythological history of ancient Persia and tales of the famous heroes and personalities of Iranian.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Abolqasem Ferdowsi. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this poetry, classics story are Sohrab, Rostam. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Among the great works of world literature, perhaps one of the least familiar to English readers is the Shahnameh: ThePersian Book of Kings, the national epic of Persia.5/5(2).

Among the great works of world literature, perhaps one of the least familiar to English readers is the Shahnameh: ThePersian Book of Kings, the national epic of Persia. This prodigious narrative, composed by the poet Ferdowsi between the years andtells the story of pre- Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the 5/5(1).SHAHNAMEH: The Persian Book of Kings User Review - Kirkus.

Western readers should welcome this "huge panorama of conflict and epic adventure," announced as the fullest prose translation yet of the 11th-century national epic of Persia (now Iran).Written over a 5/5(1).The Book of Kings (Hebrew: ספר מלכים ‎, sêp̄er malḵîm) is the ninth book of the Hebrew Bible or the eleventh and twelfth books of the Christian Old concludes the Deuteronomistic history, a history of Israel also comprising the books of Joshua and Judges and the Book of Samuel, which biblical commentators believe was written to provide a theological explanation for.