Sunday, July 17, 2016

Gandy. Stories from the Shah Nameh

Today's free book is A Persian Hero: Stories from the Shah Nameh by Wallace Gandy. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Hathi Trust and Google Books.




THE FIRST CHAPTER
The Baby with White Hair— In the Simorg's Nest— A Dream and a Gift— Zal Ruling a Province

THE SECOND CHAPTER
Princess Rudabeh — The Stars of Rustem — Zal before the King — The Simorg's Feather

THE THIRD CHAFTER
A Wonderful Child— The White Elephant— Attacking Mount Sipend — The Salt Merchants — Regaining the
Treasure

THE FOURTH CHAPTER
The Tartars overrun Persia — Rustem chooses a Warhorse — He finds King Kaikobad — Rustem defeats
Afrasiab

THE FIFTH CHAPTER
A covetous King — Zal describes the Genii — The White Genius captures the Persians — Rustem to the Rescue

THE SIXTH CHAPTER
The Seven Adventures of Rustem—The Lion—The Waterless Tract—The Dragon—The Witch

THE SEVENTH CHAPTER
Rustam's Seven Adventures—The Pastures—The Guide—Setting free the King—Restoring his Sight

THE EIGHTH CHAPTER
The Fight with the White Genius—Scattering the Magicians—The Trial of Hand-grips—The Rock

THE NINTH CHAPTER
Royal Presents to Rustem—Kaikous again in Trouble—Catching Rustem alive!—A Flying Machine—Hunting

THE TENTH CHAPTER
Sohrab and Tehmina—Afrasiab's Plan—The White Fort—A Woman Warrior

THE ELEVENTH CHAPTER
Rustem hears of the Tartar Warrior—The Quarrel with Kaikous—Spying on the Tartars—The Camp

THE TWELFTH CHAPTER
"Tell me which is Rustem?"—The Challenge—Sohrab meets his Father—The Fight

THE THIRTEENTH CHAPTER
Night in the Camps—The Conflict: Second Day—Rustem's Two Prayers—The Conflict: Third Day

THE FOURTEENTH CHAPTER
Father and Son—Peace—The Funeral at Sistan

THE FIFTEENTH CHAPTER
The Tartars—Akwan Diw—Slaying the Demon—The Son of Sohrab

THE SIXTEENTH CHAPTER
Isfendiar— Rustem Insulted— Deadly Arrows—The Simorg—The Tamarisk Arrow

THE LAST CHAPTER
Birth of Shugad—Rustem collects Tribute—Treachery—Rustem's Last Arrow

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