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Kalila wa dimna, or, The mirror for princes

Author: Sulayman Al-Bassam
Publisher: London : Oberon, 2006.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in Iraq c. 750 AD, at the dawn of the Abbasid revolution, the poet, wit and radical reformer Ibn Al-Muqaffa is battling against fervent revolutionaries, heretic poets, religious propagandists and a ruler who names himself none other than 'God's shadow on earth'." "Part history, part political fable, part personal tragedy, this new drama explores the creation of one of the masterpieces of Eastern literature,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Al-Bassam, Sulayman.
Kalila wa dimna, or, The mirror for princes.
London : Oberon, 2006
(OCoLC)607862745
Named Person: Ibn al-Muqaffaʻ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sulayman Al-Bassam
ISBN: 1840026707 9781840026702
OCLC Number: 71320061
Description: 95 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Responsibility: Sulayman Al-Bassam.

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Based on the fables of "Kalila wa Dimna", one of the masterpieces of Eastern culture. Locating Ibn Al-Muqaffa's work in its original historical context, this drama, part history, part political  Read more...

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