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The Persian book of kings : an epitome of the Shahnama of Firdawsi / / B.W. Robinson

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Autore: Robinson B. W (Basil William) Visualizza persona
Titolo: The Persian book of kings : an epitome of the Shahnama of Firdawsi / / B.W. Robinson Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Abingdon, Oxon : , : Routledge, , 2013
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (183 p.)
Disciplina: 823.914
Soggetto topico: Epic poetry, Persian
Soggetto geografico: Iran Kings and rulers
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: First published in 2002 by RoutledgeCurzon.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction: The Poet & the Poem; EPITOME OF THE SHAHNAMA; Prologue; I THE PISHDADIAN DYNASTY; REIGN OF GAYUMARTH; REIGN OF HUSHANG; REIGN OF TAHMURATH; REIGN OF JAMSHID; The Splendour of Jamshid; The Tyranny of Zahhak; The Coming of Faridun; REIGN OF FARIDUN; Faridun & his Three Sons; REIGN OF MINUCHIHR; Zal & Rudaba; Birth & Early Exploits of Rustam; REIGNS OF NAWDAR, ZAV & GARSHASP; War with Turan; II THE KAYANIAN DYNASTY; REIGN OF KAY QUBAD; Rustam's Quest for Kay Qubad; REIGN OF KAY KA'US
Disaster in MazandaranRustam's Seven Stages; Wars of Kay Ka'us; The Flying Machine; Rustam's Raid; Rustam & Suhrab; The Tragedy of Siyawush; Birth of Kay Khusraw; Revenge for Siyawush; Finding of Kay Khusraw; Abdication of Kay Ka'us; REIGN OF KAY KHUSRAW; Tragedy of Farud; Persian Reverses; Second Expedition: Continuing Reverses; Rustam to the Rescue; Rustam's Overthrow of Kamus, the Khaqan, and Others; Successful Termination of the Campaign; Rustam & the Demon Akwan; Bizhan & Manizha; Battle of the Twelve Rukhs; Afrasiyab's Last Campaign; Capture & Execution of Afrasiyab
The Last Days of Kay KhusrawREIGN OF LUHRASP; Gushtasp in Rum; REIGN OF GUSHTASP; The Prophet Zoroaster; Vicissitudes of Isfandiyar; Isfandiyar's Seven Stages; Rustam & Isfandiyar; Death of Rustam; REIGN OF BAHMAN; REIGN OF QUEEN HUMAY; REIGN OF DARAB; Birth of Iskandar; REIGN OF DARA; REIGN OF ISKANDAR; Iskandar in India; Iskandar & Queen Qaydafa; Further Travels & Death of Iskandar; III THE ASHKANIAN DYNASTY; REIGN OF ARDAWAN; Rise of Ardashir; IV THE SASANIAN DYNASTY; REIGN OF ARDASHIR I; The Worm of Kerman; Birth of Shapur; Shapur & the Daughter of Mihrak; REIGN OF SHAPUR I
REIGNS OF HURMUZD I, BAHRAM I, BAHRAM II, BAHRAM III, NARSI & HURMUZD IIREIGN OF SHAPUR II; War with the Arabs; Shapur in Rum; Mani; REIGNS OF ARDASHIR II, SHAPUR III & BAHRAM IV; REIGN OF YAZDAGIRD I; Arabian Education of Prince Bahram; Mysterious Death of Yazdagird; REIGN OF BAHRAM V (BAHRAM GUR); Bahram Wins the Crown; Anecdotes of Bahram Gur; 1 The Water-Carrier & the Jew; 2 Ban on Wine-Drinking; 3 The Deserted Village; 4 The Miller's Daughters; 5 The Treasures of Jamshid; 6 The Unobliging Merchant; 7 Bahram Gur changes his Mind; 8 Bahram Gur adds Three to his Harem
9 Bahram Gur makes a Further Addition to his Harem10 Bahram Gur & the Miser; 11 A Great Hunting Expedition; Victories of Bahram Gur; Bahram Gur in India & his Return; REIGNS OF YAZDAGIRD II & HURMUZD III; REIGN OF PIRUZ; Crushing Defeat of Piruz; REIGN OF BALASH; Piruz Avenged; FIRST REIGN OF QUBAD; Rebellion; REIGN OF JAMASP; Temporary Absence of Qubad; SECOND REIGN OF QUBAD; Prince Kisra & the Mazdakites; REIGN OF NUSHIRWAN; Insolence & Defeat of Caesar; Revolt of Nushzad; Buzurjmihr as Dream Interpreter; The Misfortunes of Mahbud; Nushirwan marries the Khan's Daughter
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Sommario/riassunto: The Shahnama, written in the tenth century by Firdawsi, is the national epic poem of Persia. It chronicles at great length (nine volumes in the full English translation, currently out of print) the reigns and deeds of the earliest Persian kings, over fifty of them, in four dynasties - the Pishdadians, Kayanians, Ashkanians, and Sasanians. This book, illustrated with early Persian paintings which depict the deeds described, presents in easily accessible language a summary and re-telling of the Shahnama. It covers the entire epic in one volume, includes an introduction, togethe
Titolo autorizzato: The Persian book of kings  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-136-87037-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910544162003321
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