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A Story of Conquest and Adventure: The Large Faramarzname
translated by Marjolijn van Zutphen
Leiden University Press, 2017
Paper: 978-90-8728-272-1 | eISBN: 978-94-006-0278-6
Library of Congress Classification PK6420.E65S76 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 891.5511

A Story of Conquest and Adventure: The Large Farāmarznāme presents a poem from the Persian epic cycle dated to the late eleventh century in an English prose translation for the first time. 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. Finding love and battling men, demons, and various ferocious animals, the epic hero comes to life in this riveting translation.

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