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The Lion & the Throne: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, Volume I
Among the masterpieces of world literature, perhaps the least familiar to English readers is the Iranian Book of Kings (Shahnameh, in Persian). This prodigious national epic, composed by the poet Ferdowsi between 980 and 1010 AD, tells the story of ancient Persia, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab-Islamic invasion in the 7th centur ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published December 9th 2004 by Mage Publishers
(first published October 1st 1997)
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