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three dervishes and other Persian tales and legends

Reuben Levy

three dervishes and other Persian tales and legends

for the most part translated from hitherto unpublished Bodleian mss.

by Reuben Levy

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford university press in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Iran.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reuben Levy.
    SeriesThe world"s classics. CCLIV, World"s classics -- 254.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6449.E7 L4, PK6449.E7 L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14093888M
    LC Control Number24029974

    It is possible that these Sufi tales, like the epic tales of Homer, were not written down at all until recently and that Homer himself (or some other ancient Greek story-teller) heard the Tales of the Four Dervishes and was inspired to create the epic stories of the Trojan War in a similar fashion.   Weber includes Galland's version of the Arabian Nights in his first volume, but also adds a series of other eastern tales in the subsequent volumes: Petis de la Croix's Persian Tales, the Mogul Tales, Turkish Tales, Tartarian Tales [sic], Chinese Tales, Nourjahad, The Tales of the Genii, etc. It's a very compendious work of roughly 2, pages Author: Dr Jack Ross.

    The True Story of the Novel (1): The Eastern Frame-Story The Three Dervishes and other Persian Tales and Legends. Oxford: Humphrey Milford, McCarthy, J., trans. E. Powys, trans. Arabian Love Tales: Being Romances Drawn from the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Rendered into English from the Literal French Translation of Author: Dr Jack Ross. The complete review's Review. A Tale of Four Dervishes is among the best known and highly regarded works of Urdu fiction -- it remains "a monumental classic of Urdu literature", as Mohammed Zakir writes in his Introduction. It is actually a translation of sorts, based on a much earlier work (and later variations thereof), the 14th century Qissa-e-Chahar Darvesh by Amir Khusrau.

    In one Persian tale, the fruits of a tree ripen, fall to the ground, mature into men’s heads, and then one of the fruits greets the king respectfully (see The Palace of the Mine Pavilions [Bodl. ms Caps. Or. A. 4.], in The three dervishes and other Persian tales and legends, tr. R. Levy, Oxford , ). The three dervishes and other Persian tales and legends, for the most part translated from hitherto unpublished Bodleian mss. (London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, Oxford university press, []), trans. by Reuben Levy (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).


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Super Library of Congress Classification Schedules 97

Super Library of Congress Classification Schedules 97

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The Three Dervishes and Other Persian Tales and Legends book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages, 1 leaf 16 cm. Contents: The three dervishesThe story of Salim the jeweller of WásitThe generosity of Hatim TaiJamshid and ZuhakThe story of the sailor and the pearl merchantThe treasure of MansurThe palace of nine pavilionsKhurshidshah and the princess of China.

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Tales of the Dervishes is a collection of stories, parables, legends and fables gathered from classical Sufi texts and oral sources spanning a period from the 7th to the 20th centuries. It introduced a 'genre' – the teaching story – to a contemporary readership familiar with the entertainment or Author: Idries Shah.

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sufi teachings and fables, legends, folklore/5(51). This book contains stories from the teachings of Sufi masters and schools, recorded during the past thousand years.

The material has been collected from Persian, Arabic, Turkish and other classics; from traditional teaching-story collections, and from oral sources which. Table of Contents. Tales of the Dervishes Preface The Three Fishes The Food of Paradise When the Waters Were Changed The Tale of the Sands The Blind Ones and the Matter of the Elephant The Dog, the Stick and the Sufi How to Catch Monkeys The Ancient Coffer of Nuri Bey The Three Truths The Sultan Who Became an Exile The Story of Fire The Ogre and the Sufi The Brand: ISF Publishing.

The Tale of the Four Dervishes (Persian: قصه چهار درویش ‎ Qissa-ye Chahār Darvēsh), known as Bāgh o Bahār (باغ و بہار, "Garden and Spring") in Urdu, is a collection of allegorical stories by Amir Khusro written in Persian in the early 13th century.

While legend says that Amir Khusro was the author, the tales were written long after his death. Dervish tales are more than fable, legend, or folklore. For centuries dervish masters have instructed their disciples by means of these teaching stories, which are said to increase perception and knowledge and provide a better understanding of man and the world.

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Everyday low. Some of the 78 tales in this remarkable book first appeared in print over a thousand years ago; others are medieval classics. Yet, each has a special relevance for us on the eve of the 21st century.

All are told with Idries Shah's distinctive wit and grace and the author's own commentary notes. The material in Tales of the Dervishes is the result of a thousand years of development, during which Dervish masters used these and other teaching stories to instruct their disciples.

The tales are held to convey powers of increasing perception unknown to the ordinary man. The first story in this book, this new edition, is called The Three /5(55).

The Sufis, by Idries Shah. Read by David Ault ‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is. A mysterious chest is buried unopened. A wondrous caravan brings fortune to a simple cobbler.

An outcast princess creates a new life in the wilderness. Some of the 78 tales in this remarkable book first appeared in print over a thousand years ago; others are medieval classics.

Yet each has a special relevance for us at the dawn of the 21st century. Tales of the dervishes: teaching-stories of the Sufi masters over the past thousand years: selected from the Sufi classics, from oral tradition, from unpublished manuscripts and schools of.

The material in Tales of the Dervishes is the result of a thousand years of development, during which Dervish masters used these and other teaching stories to instruct their disciples.

The tales are held to convey powers of increasing perception unknown to the ordinary man. An Introduction to Persian Literature. Reuben Levy.

Published by Columbia University Press. ISBN and other persian tales and legends The World's Classics; CCLIV. Levy, Reuben: The Three Dervishes and Other Persian Tales and Legends. Levy, Reuben. Published by Oxford Worlds Classics, London. Teaching-stories and narratives selected and read by members of The London College of Storytellers, from Shah´s best-selling work, Tales of the Dervishes.

Of.Polished by the streams of time, the oral traditions of Iraq encompass a rich variety of folktales, ranging from fanciful fables and heroic myths to stories derived from religions, sagas, and tribal customs. Countless waves of migration, conquest, and settlement—Sumerian, Chaldaean, Cassite, Assyrian, Persian, Arab, and Turkish—have surged across the region, along with merchant caravans.Traditionally known as The Hundred Tales of Wisdom, this collection comprises excerpts from the life, teachings, and miracles of the Sufi teacher Jalaluddin Rumi, together with certain important stories from his well as being part of the bedrock of classical Persian literature, these tales, anecdotes, and narratives are believed, by Sufis, to aid in the development of insights beyond.