Books with Stories from the Shahnama

There are so many wonderful books in the Freebookapalooza blog now, and I am especially excited about the books on the Persian Shahnama, the great national epic of Iran. You can read more about the epic at Wikipedia, and here are the books that contain stories from the epic:


I've listed them in order from shortest to longest:

A Persian Hero: Stories from the Shah Nameh by Wallace Gandy (120 pages). This same author also wrote a version of the Mahabharata: The Pandav Princes.


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The Storybook of the Shah; or, Legends of Old Persia by Ella C. Sykes with illustrations by Claude Cooper and Decorations by Ethel R. Sykes (220 pages).


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The Book of Rustem Retold from the Shah Nameh of Firdausi by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton (240 pages).


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Heroic Tales Retold from Firdusi the Persian by Helen Zimmern; also published under the title: The Epic of Kings (340 pages).


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The Story of Rustem and Other Persian Hero Tales by Elizabeth D. Renninger, illustrated by J. L. S. Williams (360 pages).


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The Shahnama of Firdausi done into English by Arthur George Warner and Edmond Warner. This is a multi-volume translation of the actual epic!



If I add any more books to this collection, you'll be able to find them with the Diigo tag: Shahnama.

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