Stories from the Arabian Nights

by Naomi Lewis

Other authorsAnton Pieck (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 1987

Status

Available

Local notes

398.2 Lew

Barcode

3836

Genres

Publication

Henry Holth & Co (J) (1987), Hardcover, 222 pages

Description

Twenty-seven of the tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.

Language

Original publication date

9th Century AD: Oldest manuscript fragments. Further layers of stories were added over subsequent centuries.
1704: Antoine Galland's French translation.
1706 – c. 1721: Anonymously translated version in English entitled "Arabian Nights' Entertainments".

Physical description

222 p.; 9.5 inches

Pages

222

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