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The Heroines of Ancient Persia
Stories Retold from the Shahnama of Firdausi


  • Date Published: February 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107487444

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  • Originally published in 1930, this book presents fourteen stories from Ferdowsi's Shahnama, all involving women. Fourteen manuscript illustrations are incorporated throughout the text, together with notes and a bibliography. All stories are translated into English. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the literature and history of Ancient Persia.

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    • Date Published: February 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107487444
    • length: 152 pages
    • dimensions: 227 x 151 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.2kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Transcription and pronunciation
    1. Firduasi and the Shahnama
    2. Faranak
    3. Shahrinaz and Arnawaz
    4. Rudaba
    5. Tahmina
    6. Gurdafrid
    7. Farangis
    8. Manizha
    9. Katayun
    10. Humai and Bih Afrid
    11. Queen Humai
    12. Nahid
    13. Rushanak
    14. Gulnar
    15. Dilafruz-i-Farrukhpai
    16. Sapinud
    17. Gurdya
    18. Shirin
    19. Purandukht
    20. Azarmdukht
    21. Epilogue

  • Author

    Bapsy Pavry

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