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Author: Ferdowsi
Translators: Ahmad Sadri
ISBN: 9781631494468
Cover: Hard Cover
Publisher: ANKARA (Greece)
Age Group: Adult
Language: English
Delivery: 2-5 days
Price: 757.99 SEK

Page: 592
Volume Count: 2
Print Year: 2017
Size: 23x30 cm
Edition: 1st
Place: Athenas
Weight: 3000
Category
Literature / Poems / Classical
Literature / Fiction / Translated / Drama and theater
Ferdowsi's classic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history-beginning with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history, it contains magical birds and superhuman heroes and centuries-long battles. Written over 1,000 years ago, it was meant to protect Persian collective memory amidst a turbulent sea of cultural storms. Originally written in couplets, the translation and adaptation by Ahmad Sadri retells the mythological tales in prose format. The spectacular illustrations in this edition were created from elements culled from thousands of manuscripts, lithographs, and miniatures dating from the thirteenth through the nineteenth centuries, and each panel becomes a new work of art, an exquisite collage of traditional forms.
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