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The flower of paradise and other Armenian tales

Author: Bonnie C Marshall; Virginia A Tashjian
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Series: World folklore series.
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More than 50 authentic tales will delight readers and listeners, and offer insight into the cultural traditions of the Armenian people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Marshall, Bonnie C.
Flower of paradise and other Armenian tales.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(DLC) 2006037738
(OCoLC)76800659
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie C Marshall; Virginia A Tashjian
ISBN: 9780313094644 0313094640
OCLC Number: 231684930
Notes: "All grade levels"--Page 4 of cover.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 203 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color), map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Map of Armenia --
pt. 1. Animal tales --
The tailless fox --
The snake and the fish --
The avenging frog --
The invincible rooster --
The fox who was deceived --
The council of mice --
The sparrow --
The wolf and the lamb --
Two foxes --
pt. 2. Myths and legends --
Snake child Otsamanuk and Arevamanuk, who angered the Sun --
The flower of paradise --
Seven stars --
The Sun maiden Arev and the Fire Spirit Krag --
How God taught the greedy priest a lesson --
Blazing a trail --
The blacksmith, the carpenter, and the farmer --
The legend about Tiridates (Trdat) III --
The mirror --
Why the onion is bitter. pt. 3. Fairy tales --
Little Bear --
Okhik --
Forty thieves --
Gambar --
The beardless sorcerer and the King's son --
The peasant's son and the King's daughter --
Dzheiran-ogly, the deer's son --
The extraordinary cucumber --
pt. 4. Tales of everyday life --
The good deed --
The customer and the hatter --
Know-it-all Tangik --
The tale about a lazy man --
Don't overstay your visit --
The search for a lumma (penny) --
You reap what you sow --
The greedy priest --
Lazy Tiuni and Uri the slug --
The pitcher of gold --
Lazy Hoory --
Four amusing tales --
The greatest sorrow in the world --
The deaf man, the cripple, and the bald man --
God, you didn't understand me --
The peasant and his roof. pt. 5. Wits and dimwits --
The golden apple --
The master and the hired man --
The shoemaker's debt --
When my heart tells me --
The donkey that swallowed the moon --
The ne'er-do-well son --
Death or freedom --
A tall, tall tale --
Brother Ax --
Carnival --
Two brothers --
The adventures of Silly Pugi --
Silly Pugi and the egg-hatching Persians --
Three brothers bring a complaint to Silly Pugi --
Silly Pugi and his friend --
Silly Pugi and the teacher --
Pugi and his wife --
The raven --
Pugi and his neighbor --
Appendix A : Armenian cuisine --
Appendix B : Glossary --
Bibliography --
Recommended readings --
Index.
Series Title: World folklore series.
Responsibility: translated and retold by Bonnie C. Marshall ; edited and with a foreword by Virginia Tashjian.
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