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Atkinson, James 1780-1852

Overview
Works: 44 works in 163 publications in 3 languages and 1,433 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Pictorial works  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Illustrations  Manuscripts  Catalogs  Humor 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ4663, 891.55
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Atkinson
Customs and manners of the women of Persia and their domestic superstitions by Nahʹnah Kuls̲ūm( Book )
25 editions published between 1832 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sháh námeh of the Persian poet Firdausí by Firdawsī( Book )
35 editions published between 1823 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lailí and Majnún : a poem. by Niẓāmī Ganjavī( Book )
17 editions published between 1836 and 1978 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persian literature : comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and the Gulistan by Richard J Gottheil( Book )
6 editions published between 1900 and 1902 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The aubid an eastern tale [in verse] by James Atkinson( )
4 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flowers from Persian poets by Nathan Haskell Dole( Book )
5 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lailí and Majnún : a poem by Niẓāmī Ganjavī( Book )
6 editions published between 1836 and 2001 in English and Persian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches in Afghaunistan by James Atkinson( Book )
6 editions published in 1842 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains sketches of the British military operations in Afghanistan in the 1840s
Soohrab; a poem, freely tr. from the original Persian of Firdousee, being a portion of the Shahnamu of that celebrated poet by Firdawsī( Book )
5 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic of kings; hero tales of ancient Persia by Firdawsī( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immerse yourself in the distant past with this epic poem from the Persian tradition. Penned more than one thousand years ago by the famed poet Ferdowsi, The Shahnameh weaves history and myth into a lyrical, action-packed work of art that you won't be able to put down. This book is a must-read for folklore connoisseurs
The loves of Lailí and Majnún : a poem from the original Persian of Nizāmi by NizÌ£aÌ„miÌ„ GanjaviÌ„( Book )
2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La secchia rapita : or, The rape of the bucket, on heroi-commical poem in twelve cantos by Alessandro Tassoni( Book )
2 editions published in 1827 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La secchia rapita or, The rape of the bucket ; an heroicomical poem in 12 cantos by Alessandro Tassoni( )
3 editions published between 1825 and 1827 in English and Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La secchia rapita di Alessandro Tassoni by Alessandro Tassoni( Book )
2 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La secchia rapita is based on warfare between the Italian cities of Bologna and Modena in the early 14th-century, during which the Modenese captured Bologna's town well bucket as a trophy. In Tassoni's poem the Bolognese offer entire towns and groups of hostages for their bucket. Every episode begins seriously but ends in some hilarious absurdity
The expedition into Afghanistan notes and sketches descriptive of the country by James Atkinson( )
2 editions published in 1842 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shāhnāmah-ʼi Firdawsī : matn-i intiqādī by Firdawsī( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Persian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shahnameh is the national epic of Persia, composed by the poet Ferdowsi between the years 980 and 1010. It tells the story of pre-Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the seventh century
The loves of Lailí and Majnún a poem from the original Persian of Nizámi by Niẓāmī Ganjavī( )
1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Character and costumes of Afghanistan by Lockyer Willis Hart( Book )
1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ḥātim Ṭāʼi, a romance, in the Persian language ( Book )
2 editions published in 1818 in Persian and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Atkinson, Jas 1780-1852
James Atkinson
Languages
English (133)
Persian (3)
Italian (1)
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