Persian Myths (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) (Paperback)

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Persian Myths (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends) (Paperback)

By J.K. Jackson (Editor)

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A joyful mythical ride through the intimate and powerful stories of the Persian legendary landscape.

From such texts as the Shah Nameh (the Persian Book of Kings), Masnavi-e Ma’navi, the Anvar-i Suhayli fables and works by the great poet Nizāmī, come ancient tales of a civilization that once stretched across the known world. Find here the wonderful stories of the magical bird the Simurgh, the Seven Labours of Rustem, the evil demon onager-giant Akwán Díw and the tragic romance of Laili and Majnun. Persian literature is amongst the most beautiful and inventive of all cultures, offering a joyful read of creation, love and conquest.

FLAME TREE 451. From myth to mystery, the supernatural to horror, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.
Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.
Product Details ISBN: 9781839649349
ISBN-10: 1839649348
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Publication Date: July 26th, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends