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  • Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics)
  • Abolqasem Ferdowsi
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  • 10 March 2020
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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics) review ´ 3 Kite Runner and the love poems of Rumi and Hafez For than sixty five years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1500titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators. I love the way the translator was able to maintain a poetic feeling and an epic scale throughout a long and complex set of stories and characters Mythic in a wonderful way The Tired Horse represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators. I love the way the translator was able to maintain a poetic feeling and an epic scale throughout a long and complex set of stories and characters Mythic in a wonderful way

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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics) review ´ 3 Learly marked explanations to ease along modern readers Originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan in the tenth century the Shahnameh is among the greatest works of world literature This prodigious narrative tells the story of pre Islamic Persia from the mythical creation of the world and the dawn of Persian civilization through the seventh century Arab conuest The stories of the Shahnameh are deeply embedded in Persian culture and beyond as attested by their appearance in such works as The. The first page in the copy that was sent me is page xxxiii of the Introduction the Forward is entirely missing This should have been in an irregulars bin The Case Of The Missing Necklace readers Originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan in the tenth century the Shahnameh is among the greatest works of world literature This prodigious narrative tells the story of pre Islamic Persia from the mythical creation of the world and the dawn of Persian civilization through the seventh century Arab conuest The stories of the Shahnameh are deeply embedded in Persian culture and beyond as attested by their appearance in such works as The. The first page in the copy that was sent me is page xxxiii of the Introduction the Forward is entirely missing This should have been in an irregulars bin

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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings (Penguin Classics) review ´ 3 The definitive translation by Dick Davis of the great national epic of Irannow newly revised and expanded to be the most complete English language editionA Penguin Classic Dick Davisour pre eminent translator from the Persian The Washington Posthas revised and expanded his acclaimed translation of Ferdowsis masterpiece adding than 100 pages of newly translated text Daviss elegant combination of prose and verse allows the poetry of the Shahnameh to sing its own tales directly interspersed sparingly with c. this is an expanded edition of Davis s earlier excellent translation of uite a very good thing it is a delight to read and invites total immersion in this historical and literary world as a general reader i was entranced by Ferdowsi s universe and Davis s language this work elucidates the history of the entire vast region and period in a way which provides great pleasure in the work itself admiration for its ethical and aesthetic universe and better understanding of today s shifting alliances and dreadful conflicts as well as circumstances in our own parlous times and characters in our own deplorable politics Davis s fine introduction mentions that it was impossible to include the entire work in this edition and pressed by this stricture the decision to leave out some of the moral minutiae as being of less interest to contemporary readers certainly we could all benefit today from contemplation of moral teachings and from access to of Ferdowsi s compelling work in Davis s felicitous and seemingly transparent translation