Language. This is a modern English version of the fairy tales, so the language should not pose any difficulties. I've glossed the Persian words that appear in the text. Watch out especially for the word ash which is a thick Persian soup; it is not the English word "ash," as in ashes from a fire!
Story Length. This unit contains only single-page stories.
Navigation. You will find the table of contents below, and you can also use this link to see the story posts displayed on two pages total: Persian Tales. Click "Older Posts" at the bottom of that page to see the second page.
- The Wolf and the Goat
- The City of Nothing-in-the-World
- Susku and Mushu
- The Boy Who Became a Bulbul
- The Wolf-Aunt
- Nim Tanak, or Half-Boy
- Muhammad Tirandaz, The Archer
- The Praying Baker
- The Sad Tale of the Mouse's Tail
- Fayiz and the Peri Wife
- The Hemp-Smoker's Dream
- The Story of the Wolf-Bride
- The Man Who Went to Wake His Luck
- Tortoise Bowl-On-The-Back and the Fox
- The Shepherd Who Found a Treasure
- The Merchant and the Saffron
- Shah Abbas and the Poor Mother
- The Apparition of the Prophet Khizr
- The Story of the Baker and the Grateful Fish