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Rostam [electronic resource] : Tales of Love and War from the Shahnameh. Abolqasem Ferdowsi.

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  • ISBN: 9781101145036 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: The selected adventures of Persia's Hercules, from Iran's great national epic No understanding of world mythology is complete without acquaintance with Rostam, Iran's most celebrated mythological hero. According to the Shahnameh (the tenth-century Book of Kings), this titan, magnificent in strength and courage, bestrode Persia for 500 years. While he often served fickle kings - undergoing many trials of combat, cunning, and endurance - he was never their servant and owed allegiance only to his nation's greater good. Anyone interested in folklore, world literature, or Iranian culture will find Rostam both a rousing and illuminating read.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout world history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2522 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Fantasy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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