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Title Shahnama studies II : the reception of Firdausi's Shahnama / edited by Charles Melville, Gabrielle van den Berg
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PK6459 S525 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001358282
Descript xx, 316 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Studies in Persian cultural history, 2210-3554 ; volume 2
Studies in Persian cultural history ; v. 2
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Charles Melville -- Part One. The Reception of the Shahnama: Later Epics. Tracking the Shahnama Tradition in Medieval Persian Folk Prose / Julia Rubanovich -- Demons in the Persian Epic Cycle: The Div Shabrang in the Leiden Shabrangnama and in Shahnama Manuscripts / Gabrielle van den Berg -- Faramarz's Expedition to Qannuj and Khargah: Mutual Influences of the Shahnama and the Longer Faramarznama / Marjolijn van Zutphen -- The Influence of the Shahnama in the Extended Version of Arday Virafnama by Zartusht Bahram / Olga Yastrebova -- Picturing Evil: Images of Divs and the Reception of the Shahnama / Francesca Leoni -- Part Two. The Shahnama in Neighbouring Lands. The Reception of Firdausi's Shahnama Among the Ottomans / Jan Schmidt -- The Illustration of the Shahnama and the Art of the Book in Ottoman Turkey / Zeren Tanindi -- The Shahnama of Firdausi in the Lands of Rum / Lâle Uluç -- Bahram's feat of hunting dexterity as illustrated in Firdausi's Shahnama, Nizami's Haft paikar and Amir Khusrau's Hasht bihisht / Adeela Qureshi -- The Samarqand Shahnamas in the Context of Dynastic Change / Karin Ruehrdanz -- Part Three. Manuscript Studies. Mapping Illustrated Folios of Shahnama Manuscripts: The Concept and Its Uses / Farhad Mehran -- Shahnama Kings and Heroes in 'Aja'ib al-Makhluqat Illustrated Manuscripts / Bilha Moor -- Part Four. Oral Traditions: Field Reports. Sistani legends about Rustam and his descendants / Ivan Steblin-Kamensky -- The Oral Variant of the Story of Barzu Amongst the Tajiks of Boysun / Ravshan Rahmoni -- The Shahnama Oral Tradition in Contemporary Iran: The Cases of Firuzkuh and Khurasan / Evangelos Venetis
Subject Firdawsī. Shāhnāmah
Alt Author Melville, C. P. (Charles Peter), 1951- editor
Van den Berg, Gabrielle Rachel, 1967- editor
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