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Stories from the Arabian nights

Stories from the Arabian nights

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Published by G.G. Harrap & company in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title in black and blue

Statementbased on a translation from the Arabic by Edward William Lane; selected, ed. and arranged for young people by Frances Jenkins Olcott; with fifteen full-page illustrations by Monro S. Orr
ContributionsLane, Edward William, 1801-1876, Olcott, Frances Jenkins, Orr, Monro S
The Physical Object
Pagination[x], 294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14655779M

The stories and folks tales referred to as One Thousand and One Nights or the Arabian Nights is a collection of popular Middle Eastern and South Asian folk tales gathered over several centuries, first published during the Islamic Golden Age. Their authorship is attributed to "Anonymous" because these stories are by numerous authors from a range of ethnic, geographic and literary traditions.   Stories from the Arabian Nights () was a great success and was succeeded by Princess Badoura () and Sindbad the Sailor & Other Tales from the Arabian Nights ().

Arabian Nights is a collection of ancient Middle Eastern and South Asian short stories and folk tales. They are also known as One Thousand and One Nights. The tales were collected over many centuries by authors, translators, and scholars across Asia and North Africa. “Illustrated Arabian Nights” I bought this book for my granddaughter. She and her mummy and daddy live in Bahrain so I thought that the stories would be ideal. The book is a delight and one which I know will be read and re-read over the coming years and will always be a reminder of their time in the Middle East.

staying pretty true to the original? There is not really one answer to this question. Like other medieval texts that are collections of tales, the work we know as Arabian Nights circulates in a lot of different manuscript forms. The earliest reference to it is a collection of tales; we first hear about " Nights" from a 12th century Jewish bookseller. The true title of the text we usually call The Arabian Nights is One Thousand and One collection of folk tales from the Middle East was originally published in French in


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The collection of Arabian Nights Stories is the most famous literary product of a classical Islamic Civilization that was formed through a merging of Arabic culture (especially religion) and the great imperial traditions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Stories from the Arabian nights book empire of the Sassanians.

Free download or read online The Arabian Nights: Tales of Nights, Volume 1 pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, fiction story are.4/5. The Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of stories compiled by various authors, translators and scholars from countries across the Middle East and South tales trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval /5().

The immortal stories of The Arabian Nights are brought to life in an inventive new adaptation by Glen Neath, reviving favourites such as Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves and The Fisherman and The Demon along with lesser known tales/5.

Arabian Nights is a popular book by Andrew Lang. Read Arabian Nights, free online version of the book by Andrew Lang., on Andrew Lang.'s Arabian Nights consists of 35 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of Arabian Nights which you want to. The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights, written by legendary author Richard Burton is widely considered to be one of the greatest classic and historical texts of all time.

This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers/5(). Comparisons aside, the Arabian Nights illustrations are astonishing works by any standard. His level of sucess was demonstrated by an on-going arrangement he had in London; a gallery would commission Dulac to do a series of works for a literary work.

The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights), Volume 01 by ANONYMOUS (-), translated by Richard Francis BURTON ( - ) Genre(s): Myths, Legends &. The Origins of the Arabian Nights Arabian Nights, more properly known as One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales, compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden period lasted from the eighth century to the thirteenth century, when much of the Arabic-speaking world experienced a scientific, economic, and cultural flourishing.

"The Arabian Nights" is a magnificent collection of ancient tales told by the sultana Scheherazade, who relates them as entertainment for her jealous and murderous husband, hoping to keep him amused and herself alive.

Request in: Rare Book/Special Collections reading room (Jefferson LJ). The Arabian Nights stories are some of the world’s great treasures. They have existed for thousands of years, consisting of tales told in Persia, Arabia, India and Asia.

The Arabian Nights (also known as The Arabian Nights) have inspired writers the world over with the ancient power of story. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (), subtitled A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, is an English language translation of One Thousand and One Nights (the Arabian Nights) – a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age (8th−13th centuries) – by the British explorer and Genre: Arabic literature, Fantasy fiction.

The Arabian Nights is a collection of stories from regions of the ancient Middle East and Asia such as India, Persia, Turkey, and Yemen. These stories run a gamut from traditional folktales to songs, and there are a number of versions featuring various story collections, translated into a wide variety of languages.

The Harvard Classics Volume 16 (Stories from The Thousand and One Nights [The Arabian Nights ENtertainment] Translated By Edward William Lane Revised By Stanley Lane-Poole) Published by P.F.

Collier & Son (). The Arabian Nights (FULL Audio Book) Entertainments, Volume 01 by Anonymous -- translated by Dr. Jonathan Scott () The main frame. The Thousand and One Nights, also called The Arabian Nights, Arabic Alf laylah wa laylah, collection of largely Middle Eastern and Indian stories of uncertain date and authorship.

Its tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad the Sailor have almost become part of Western folklore, though these were added to the collection only in the 18th. We’re back for another episode of Origin Stories, where I—you guessed it—talk about the origins of my stories!And today we’re going to be talking about Book #2 in the Fairytale Series, Arabian Nights.

I suggest checking out the post on Once Upon a One Night Stand, Book #1 in the Fairytale Series, before heading into this one so you have a little more background. This is a list of the stories in Richard Francis Burton's translation of One Thousand and One 's first ten volumes—which he called The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night—were published in His Supplemental Nights were published between and as six volumes.

Later pirate copies split the very large third volume into two volumes. The stories are told over a period of one thousand and one nights, and every night she ends the story with a suspenseful situation, forcing the King to keep her alive for another day.

The individual stories were created over many centuries, by many people and in many styles, and they have become famous in their own right/5(20). Stories from the Arabian Nights by L. Housman, Laurence Housman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

As this book will reveal to many children, Disney didn't invent Aladdin - he is one of the characters found in the year-old tales of Arabian Nights. Read about an Aladdin that is closer to the original, and also about Alibaba and the Forty Thieves, and The Enchanted Garden, two other stories from The Arabian Nights.5/5(5).Internet Archive BookReader Stories from the Arabian nights Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. Stories from the Arabian nights. In my opinion the absolute best English translation of Alf Layla wa Layla (the nights and a night, Nights, or The Arabian Nights) is the one by Hussain Haddawy.

It is based on the Muhsin Mahdi edition. It is extremely readable and thorou.