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The Epic Of Kings

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


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Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9861669M
ISBN 101419161180
ISBN 109781419161186

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Description: A translation of Ferdowsi's Persian epic poem (10th century AD) containing Persia's myths, legends and history. It is a vibrant portrait of an ancient civilization as well as an important work of medieval : Ferdowsi.   Epic of Kings of Persia (Iran): Book of Kings: Shahnameh by Hakim Ferdousi (Firdowsi), translated into English by Helen Zimmerman, uploaded for easy on line reading and retrieval for research purposes by Muhammad Umar Chand in Memory of Ahmad Shaikh of Sindh Printing Press, Zeb Adabi Markaz, and Rahman Book Binding for his love to make . Ferdowsi's epic poem. A writer named Ahmad Sadri wrote a prose summary of the poem which makes up the text. In Dick Davis's translation, the illustrations serve his complete translation; in this version, Sadri's prose serves the illustrations. So the two versions are exact by: 1. Shahnameh (The Epic of Kings) By: Hakim Abol Qasem Ferdowsi Tousi Translated by: Helen Zimmern 8- Rostam and Sohrab Give ear unto the combat of Sohrab against Rostam, though it be a tale replete with tears. It came about that on a certain day Rostam arose from his couch, and his mind was filled with forebodings.

  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 new prose translation of the national epic is illuminated with over pages of illustrations and was published in April and is currently in its 7th printing. The Way of Kings is an epic fantasy novel written by American author Brandon Sanderson and the first book in The Stormlight Archive series. The novel was published on Aug by Tor Books. The Way of Kings consists of one prelude, one prologue, 75 chapters, an epilogue and 9 interludes. It was followed by Words of Radiance in Author: Brandon Sanderson. Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Epic of Kings By Ferdowsi. Commentary: Several comments have been posted about The Epic of Kings. Download: A text-only version is available for download. The Epic of Kings By Ferdowsi Written A.C.E. Translated by Helen Zimmern.

The Ruin of Kings puts the epic in epic fantasy. The sheer scope of this novel is tremendous. Im pretty sure that if you look up epic in the dictionary youll find this book staring up at you/5. "Shahnameh: The Epic of Kings" is the epic poem of the Persian poet Ferdowsi which tells of the mythological and historical past of Persia from the creation of the world up until the Islamic conquest in the seventh century/5(5). Shahmnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings, 3rd edition, is an expanded edition of the best-selling original book that started it all. Our publisher, Liveright, believes our translation, with its accessible modern approach, will make it a classroom favorite for generations to come. "The Shahnameh" (The Epic of Kings) also transliterated as Shahnama is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. and CE and is the national epic of Greater Iran. Consisting of s verses.