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Title: Rustem-Dastan. (Kazakh Verse Rendering of Part of Ferdousi's Shahname). Shahnameh Shah-Nama Ferdowsi. [Kazakh Kazak Language].
Description: Alma-Ata Almaty, Kazak Qazaqtyng memlekettik korkemedebiet baspasy, 1961. First thus. Quarto, blue Soviet cloth, stylised decoration in black and gold to upper board, spine gilt, stylised end-papers, sketch portrait frontis. 604pp. Headpieces, no other decoration or illustrations. Cyrillic script used. Ex Central Asian Research Centre library with neat stamp. In very good condition, a little age darkening to cloth. Neat library plate and stamp. Heavy item. May attract extra charges for postage overseas. The Shahnameh or Shah-nama "The Book of Kings" is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 977 and 1010 CE and is the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world. Consisting of some 50,000 verses, the Shahnameh tells mainly the mythical and to some extent the historical past of the Persian Empire. Kazakh - Kazakh glossary of unusual words in back.

Keywords: Sovietica|Silk Road|Translation|Featured|Folk|Central Asia|Turkic

Price: GBP 92.00 = appr. US$ 131.37 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 38006

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