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The Persian Hunters, or The Rose of Gurgistàn By Thomas Noble
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THE PERSIAN HUNTERS, OR THE ROSE OF GURGISTÀN. An Opera In Three Acts By Thomas Noble. First performed at the LONDON THEATRE ROYAL, ENGLISH OPERA HOUSE in 1817. Persian romance in the... More > picturesque valleys and mountains of Georgia; hunting scenes; Erevan, Kafan, Tiflis and Tabriz (Tauris); love drama; Ossetian, Tatar and Abkhan tribes, captivity, disguise to seduce a Georgian girl; a lot of charming arias; the unique and fabulous love story between the Persian Sultan Hamet and the Georgian girl Zodaiya with a triumphal and happy end.< Less
Persian Fairy Tales By Hartwell James
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Persian Fairy Tales by Hartwell James has 4 chapters: The Cat and the Mouse The Son of the Soap Seller The King's Treasure The King and the Fisherman and this book was converted from its physical... More > edition to the digital format.< Less
An Encyclopedia of Persian Philosophers By Ellis Palmer
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Explore the study of thought and Philosophy in ancient Persia in this collection of articles by author/historian Ellis Palmer.
The Persian Prince and the Kilted Warrior By Sasan Shabrou
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This is the epic tale of a Persian Prince and Kilted Warrior. Their epic quest and deeds with beautiful scantly klad maddiens are documented in these wonder drawings painted by the Greek artist... More > Phidias and the text is that from the Greek writer Homer. These tales have just recently been discovered burried deep in the imagination of Sasan Shabrou and now for the first time avaliable for everyone to enjoy.< Less
The Persian Prince and the Kilted Warrior By Sasan Shabrou
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This is the epic tale of a Persian Prince and Kilted Warrior. Their epic quest and deeds with beautiful scantly klad maddiens are documented in these wonder drawings painted by the Greek artist... More > Phidias and the text is that from the Greek writer Homer. These tales have just recently been discovered burried deep in the imagination of Sasan Shabrou and now for the first time avaliable for everyone to enjoy.< Less
Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings By Abolqasem Ferdowsi & James Atkinson
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Shahnameh is a lengthy epic poem which vividly intertwines the mythical and historical history of Persia, thereby enchanting and impressing readers for many centuries. Originally composed by... More > Abolqasem Ferdowsi in the 10th century, the Shahnameh enjoys the distinction of being the longest epic poem by a single author in existence. The verses took Ferdowsi over three decades to complete. Although it draws heavily from established mythology and the historical archives of Persia, Ferdowsi also imbues the poem's story with his own vivid inventions and plot devices. The entire poem is intended as a history of Persia from the earliest times until the Islamic Conquest of the country, which occurred about 350 years before Ferdowsi composed his epic. The verses proceed chronologically, beginning with the creation of the Earth, through the establishment of Zoroastrianism as the first monotheistic faith in the region, with the principle characters being various great generals and rulers.< Less
Arabic and Persian Loanwords in Tagalog By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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The few, and generally obsolete Tagalog words of Arabic and/or Persian origin that can be found in old and modern dictionaries are fragments from a period when they must have been more numerous,... More > although their number cannot ever have been very large. Some illustrate how Manila was an outpost of the Bornean polity based in Brunei, itself a part of the Indo-Javanese system, while others point at direct contacts with traders who spoke some varieties of Arabic, but were probably Indians, Persians, Armenians from Persia or even Turks. Thus these terms entered Tagalog over a very long period that lasted until the 19th Century.< Less
My Life as A Persian Ballerina By Haideh Ahmadzadeh
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Born in Tehran in 1930 into a mixed family of a Tartar mother and an Azerbayjani father, Haideh Ahmadzadeh started dancing at the age of seven in a country that was struggling to keep up with modern... More > times. Dancing for girls was not an accepted or desirable occupation. Her love of dance made her overcome many obstacles and with the approval and backing of her mother and later her husband Nejad, she got to the top of her profession. With a great deal of hard work, discipline and drive, Haideh and Nejad founded a Ballet Academy, Iranian National Ballet Company and Iranian Folk Dance, Music and Song Group. They performed regularly for State guests at home and abroad, their travels wrought with a great deal of incident and adventure. When the Islamic Revolution put a stop to all artistic activities in Iran, Haideh and Nejad had to leave a lifetime's work behind and seek new adventures in the West.< Less
My Life as A Persian Ballerina By Haideh Ahmadzadeh
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Born in Tehran in 1930 into a mixed family of a Tartar mother and an Azerbayjani father, Haideh Ahmadzadeh started dancing at the age of seven in a country that was struggling to keep up with modern... More > times. Dancing for girls was not an accepted or desirable occupation. Her love of dance made her overcome many obstacles and with the approval and backing of her mother and later her husband Nejad, she got to the top of her profession. With a great deal of hard work, discipline and drive, Haideh and Nejad founded a Ballet Academy, Iranian National Ballet Company and Iranian Folk Dance, Music and Song Group. They performed regularly for State guests at home and abroad, their travels wrought with a great deal of incident and adventure. When the Islamic Revolution put a stop to all artistic activities in Iran, Haideh and Nejad had to leave a lifetime's work behind and seek new adventures in the West.< Less
Anabasis: The Persian Expedition By Xenophon
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Anabasis is the most famous work of Xenophon. The journey it narrates is his best known accomplishment and one of the great adventures in human history. Stranded deep in enemy territory, the Spartan... More > general Clearchus and the other Greek senior officers were subsequently killed or captured by treachery on the part of the Persian satrap Tissaphernes. Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental role in encouraging the Greek army of 10,000 to march north across foodless deserts and snow-filled mountain passes towards the Black Sea and the comparative security of its Greek shoreline cities. Now abandoned in northern Mesopotamia, without supplies other than what they could obtain by force or diplomacy, the 10,000 had to fight their way northwards through Corduene and Armenia, making ad hoc decisions about their leadership, tactics, provender and destiny, while the King's army and hostile natives constantly barred their way and attacked their flanks.< Less

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