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The seven wise princesses : a medieval Persian epic

Author: Wafa Tarnowska; Nilesh Mistry; Niẓāmī Ganjavī
Publisher: New York, NY : Barefoot Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A lonely king, inspired by seven mysterious portraits, invites seven lovely princesses to live with him; their stories entertain and educate him in the ways of a wise ruler.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wafa Tarnowska; Nilesh Mistry; Niẓāmī Ganjavī
ISBN: 1841480223 9781841480220
OCLC Number: 45103998
Notes: These tales are based on the Persian poem Haft Paykar, written by the 12th-century Sufi poet Nizami.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The making of a Shah --
The building of the Seven Pavilions --
The raja who dressed in black (told on Saturday by the Indian princess) --
The emir who did not want to marry (told on Sunday by the Greek princess) --
The lovesick hermit (told on Monday by the Arabian princess) --
The princess of the fort (told on Tuesday by the Russian princess) --
The adventures of young Mahan (told on Wednesday by the Moroccan princess) --
The story of good and bad (told on Thursday by the Chinese princess) --
The unfortunate lovers (told on Friday by the Persian princess) --
The shah and the shepherd.
Other Titles: 7 wise princesses
Responsibility: retold by Wafaʹ Tarnowska ; illustrated by Nilesh Mistry.

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A lonely king, inspired by seven mysterious portraits, invites seven lovely princesses to live with him; their stories entertain and educate him in the ways of a wise ruler.

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