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Atkinson, James 1780-1852

Overview
Works: 72 works in 238 publications in 4 languages and 1,764 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Romance fiction  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Manuscripts  Juvenile works  Commentaries  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PK6456.A1, 891.5511
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Most widely held works by James Atkinson
The epic of the kings; Shah-nama, the national epic of Persia by Firdawsī( Book )

52 editions published between 1823 and 2012 in English and Persian and held by 337 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
Customs and manners of the women of Persia and their domestic superstitions by Nahʹnah Kuls̲ūm( Book )

16 editions published between 1832 and 1990 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Layla and Majnun by Niẓāmī Ganjavī( Book )

23 editions published between 1836 and 2001 in English and Persian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Layla and Majnun is the classic Islamic story of doomed love. The young Bedouin poet Qays fell in love with Layla, a woman of his own tribe, and wrote her many celebrated love poems. When his father forbade the marriage, Qays went mad and began to wander the desert (Majnun is Arabic for 'madman'). Five centuries later, the Persian author Nezami wrote what is generally regarded as the finest version of their story, presented here in a new English translation
Persian literature : comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and the Gulistan( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 1902 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowers from Persian poets by Nathan Haskell Dole( Book )

4 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customs and manners of the women of Persia and their domestic superstitions by James Atkinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1832 and 1971 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches in Afghaunistan by James Atkinson( Book )

8 editions published in 1842 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sketches of the British military operations in Afghanistan in the 1840s
The aubid an eastern tale by James Atkinson( Book )

12 editions published between 1819 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La secchia rapita : or, The rape of the bucket, on heroi-commical poem in twelve cantos by Alessandro Tassoni( Book )

8 editions published between 1825 and 1827 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loves of Lailí and Majnún : a poem from the original Persian of Nizāmi by Niẓāmī Ganjavī( Book )

5 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soohrab; a poem, freely tr. from the original Persian of Firdousee, being a portion of the Shahnamu of that celebrated poet by Firdawsī( Book )

4 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La secchia rapita = or, The rape of the bucket ; an heroicomical poem in 12 cantos by Alessandro Tassoni( Book )

3 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character and costumes of Afghanistan by Lockyer Willis Hart( Book )

3 editions published between 1843 and 1943 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodolpho : a poetical romance by James Atkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1801 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customs and manners of the women of Persia and their domestic superstitions by Jamāl al-Dīn Khvānsārī( Book )

5 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soohrab : a Poem by Firdawsī( Book )

2 editions published in 1814 in Persian and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city of palaces; a fragment, and other poems by James Atkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expedition into Afghanistan; notes and sketches descriptive of the country by James Atkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1842 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shah Nameh by Firdawsī( Book )

2 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The epic of the kings; Shah-nama, the national epic of Persia
Alternative Names
Atkinson, Jas 1780-1852

James Atkinson

James Atkinson Brits kunstschilder (1780-1852)

James Atkinson chirurgien, orientaliste

Аткинсон, Джеймс

Аткинсон, Джеймс (востоковед)

جیمز اتکینسون

ジェイムズ・アトキンソン

Languages
English (166)

Persian (3)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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