Ferdowsi, acknowledged as the greatest of Persian writers, completed his great epic "the Shahnameh" ("Book of Kings")around 1010 AD - legend claims that it was written over 35 years as a dowry for his daughter. This is one of its many tales and is presented here in couplet form.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: 9780140448399 Number of pages: 176 Weight: 131 g Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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