Sunday, July 24, 2016

Warner. The Shahnama of Firdausi

Today's free book is The Shahnama of Firdausi done into English by Arthur George Warner and Edmond Warner. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

This translation is in 9 volumes. You can find most of them at Hathi Trust, but the best place to go for all 9 volumes is Internet Archive, and I have linked to those editions below.


Volume 1
Prelude
Gaiumart
Hushang
Tahmuras
Jamshid
Zahhak
Faridun
Minuchihr
Zav

Volume 2
Kaianian Dynasty
Kai Kubad
Kai Kaus
The War with Mazandaran
The Seven Courses of Rustam
The Doings of Kai Kaus in the Land of Barbaristan
The Story of the Fight of the Seven Warriors
Suhrab
The Story of Siyawush
How Rustam Avenged Siyawush

Volume 3
Kai Khusrau
How Kai Khusrae Sent a Host against Turan
The Story of Farud the Son of Siyawush
The Story of Kamus of Kashan
The Story of Rustam and the Khan of Chin
The Story of the Fight of Rustam with the Div Akwan
The Story of Bizhan and Manizha

Volume 4
The Battle of the Twelve Rukhs
The Great War of Kai Khusrae with Afrasiyab
Luhrasp

Volume 5
The Coming of Zarduhsht and the War with Arjasp
The Story of the Seven Stages
The Seven Stages of Asfandiyar
The Story of Asfandiyar's Fight with Rustam
The Story of Rustam and Shaghad
Bahman, Son of Asfandiyar
Humai

Volume 6
Darab
Dara, Son of Darab
Sikandar
The Ashkanian Dynasty
The Sasanian Dynasty
Ardshir Papakan
Shapur, Son of Ardshir
Urmuzd, Son of Shapur
Bahram, Son of Urmuzd
Bahram, Son of Bahram
Bahram Bahramiyan
Narsi, Son of Bahram
Urmuzd, Son of Narsi
Shapur, Son of Urmuzd, surnamed Zu'l Aktaf
Ardshir, Brother of Shapur
Shapur, Son of Shapur
Bahram, Son of Shapur
Yazdagird, Son of Shapur

Volume 7
Bahram Gur
Yazdagird, Son of Bahram Gur
Hurmuz
Piruz
Balash
Kurad, Son of Piruz
Nushirwan
Nushirwan's Administration of the Realm
The Story of Buzurjmihr and of the Seven Feasts of Nushirwan
The Story of Mahbud and Other Matters
The Introduction of the Game of Chess into Iran

Volume 8
The Fall and Restoration to Favour of Buzurjmihr and the Wisdom of Nushirwan
The Shah's Last Years
Hurmuzd, Son of Nushirwan
Khusrau Parwiz
The Story of Khusrau Parwiz and Shirin

Volume 9
Kubad, commonly called Shirwi
Ardshir, Son of Shirwi
Guraz, also called Farayin
Purandukht
Azarmdukht
Farrukhzad
Yazdagird






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