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"The Large Farāmarznāme" (Farāmarznāme-ye bozorg), a poem from the Persian epic cycle dated to the late eleventh century, is hereby published for the first time in an English translation, in prose. The story tells how Farāmarz, a son of the famous Shāhnāme hero Rostam, conquers several provinces of India, before setting off on an extensive voyage over sea and land, leading his troops through a number of hazardous situations in various fictional countries. As a true epic hero, he displays his prowess in battle and in single combat against men, demons and various ferocious animals, in addition to experiencing a number of marvelous and romantic adventures.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. ‎Contents
  2. pp. 5-6
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  1. ‎Preface
  2. pp. 7-10
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  1. ‎Introduction
  2. pp. 11-42
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  1. ‎The Large Farāmarznāme
  2. pp. 43-44
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  1. ‎Part One – Farāmarz Leads an Army to India
  2. pp. 45-118
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  1. ‎Part Two – Farāmarz Goes to the Islands of India and Sees the Marvels
  2. pp. 119-240
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  1. ‎Notes to the Translation
  2. pp. 241-246
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  1. ‎List of Names and Places Appearing in The Large Farāmarznāme
  2. pp. 247-252
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  1. ‎Index
  2. pp. 253-258
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789400602779
Related ISBN
9789087282721
MARC Record
OCLC
982376294
Pages
258
Launched on MUSE
2017-04-16
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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