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The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights They are ancient stories but they still enchant our imaginations today Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Sinbad the Sailor Aladdin These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights

They are ancient stories, but they still enchant our imaginations today Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Sinbad the Sailor Aladdin These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights are delightful, fascinating, and fun for fans and first time readers alike This beautiful, leather bound edition collects the classic tales of Arabian Nights in a new, reThey are ancient stories, but they still enchant our imaginations today Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Sinbad the Sailor Aladdin These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights are delightful, fascinating, and fun for fans and first time readers alike This beautiful, leather bound edition collects the classic tales of Arabian Nights in a new, redesigned format Specially designed end papers, gilded edges, a ribbon bookmark, and other decorative elements enhance the reading experience, while an expert introduction provides new information and context for these well known stories Arabian Nights is a compelling look at a long gone culture and the perfect addition to any home library.

The Arabian Nights , un film de Chuck Russell The Arabian Nights, un film de Chuck Russell Synopsis Ali Baba, jeune soldat, s allie Aladdin, son gnie et Sinbad pour sauver la princesse Sheherazade et son royaume de forces obscures. The Arabian Nights A Companion Irwin The Arabian Nights has become a synonym for the fabulous and the exotic Every child is familiar with the stories of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor and Ali Baba Yet very few people, even specialists in oriential literature, have a clear idea of when the book was written or what exactly it is Far from being a batch of stories for children, The Arabian Nights contains hundreds of narratives of One Thousand and One Nights The Thousand and One Nights Summary, Themes, The Thousand and One Nights, also called The Arabian Nights, Arabic Alf laylah wa laylah, collection of largely Middle Eastern and Indian stories of uncertain date and authorship Its tales of Aladdin , Ali Baba , and Sindbad the Sailor have almost become part of Western folklore , though these were added to the collection only in the th century in European adaptations. The Arabian Nights Livres Not Retrouvez The Arabian Nights et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d occasion Arabian Nights Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini With Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouch Ancient Arabia A youth is chosen by a beautiful slave girl to be her new master she is kidnapped and they must search for each other Stories are told within stories love, travel and the Tales of Arabian nights Jeu de socit Tric Trac Tales of Arabian Nights, le plateau dont vous tes le Hros Rdig par Docteur Mops le avr Voir plus d articles Sujets de forum Tales of the Arabian Nights Enfin , les mille et une nuits Dernier message JabbaTheHatt le mars tales of arabian nights Destin et histoire Dernier message JabbaTheHatt le mars Rencontres Tales of The Arabian Nights New Deluxe Edition Mahdi, Arabian Nights is also called Arabian Nights and this book has beautifully written stories I attatched an image of the table of contents incase anyone wants to see that Read people found this helpful Helpful Comment Report abuse Joshua Lyle Fontaine . out of stars A Journey to an Amazing World Reviewed in the United States on May , Verified Purchase This Arabian Nights Jeu Les dernires actualits Jeu du Lundi arabian Tales of the Arabian Nights Publi par Sylvain A Vous tes plus de arabian Ce que font leurs autres joueurs leur tour ne nights intresse jeu Ludochrono Tales of Arabian nights Tales of the Arabian Nights sur Home Production d nergie Production d nergie thermique Production d nergie check this out please click for source paris Flipper Tales of the Arabian Nights Williams Le flipper Tales of the Arabian Nights de Willams emmne les joueurs dans contes des Mille et Une Nuits qui incluent un voyage autour de l ancienne ville de Bagdad, volant sur un tapis magique et luttant contre le gnie malfique Gadget principal du flipper une lampe magique que l on peut faire tourner avec la bille Il dispose aussi de aimants et peut faire disparaitre la bille

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Comment 939 on “The Arabian Nights

  1. Manny says:
    Ah, if only I could write like the late Sir Richard Burton Normally I dislike translations, but to refuse to read The Arabian Nights on those grounds would be like refusing to read the Bible I love parodying people s styles, and I have tried my utmost to parody Burton convincingly, but I can t do it He s too clever He has taken this unique book, a miraculous survival from the most ancient antiquity, and he has created a unique language to make it accessible to us the backbone is a kind of Spense [...]

  2. Petra X says:
    When I was a little girl my grandmother gave me a big, blue, cloth bound edition of this book It had the most exquisite coloured plates protected by tissue paper interleaved with the printed sheets It was the perfect storybook for a bookish, fanciful child living in an abusive home I spent a year reading this book Every night I would read it and disappear from all the fear and unpleasantness around me into this realm of people in exotic clothes who could do magic I cherished the book I took it e [...]

  3. Aaron says:
    The I read user reviews of The Arabian Nights, the convinced I am that people are just posting negative things to be contrary How can you not love this collection of stories Common complaints 1 It s racist Yes, the work itself, by today s standards, could probably be considered racist This work was originally written many thousands of years ago Keep that in mind and get off your high horse.2 It s misogynistic I disagree That which would be considered misogynistic falls into the category of tha [...]

  4. JG (The Introverted Reader) says:
    For those 2 people who don t know, The Arabian Nights is sort of a collection of short stories told in the Arabian world, as I m told it should be called, which seems to include India and parts of China waaaaaay back in the day The framework of the story is about a sultan who caught his wife cheating on him After he has her killed, he decides to take out his revenge on the entire sex, so he marries a different wife every day and has her killed the next morning Scheherazade is the Grand Vizier s [...]

  5. Ahmad Sharabiani says:
    996 The Thousand and One Nights Anonymous 1981 346 385

  6. ميقات الراجحي says:
    Persian literature 1837 12 4 1969 11 1 2002 , 21.

  7. Aubrey says:
    A library of books is the fairest garden in the world, and to walk there is an ecstasy.Within the span of the ninth to the thirteen centuries my library consists of these Beowulf, The Pillow Book, The Tale of Genji, As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams, The Sagas of Icelanders, Njal s Saga, and this What a show of power, then, that a monumental collection the likes of which the Anglo world has never even attempted to replicate is popularly framed as a collection of children s tales, sexy times, and a [...]

  8. Manny says:
    As I say in my review, I wanted to write a parody of this wonderful book but was forced to admit defeat Burton is too damn clever for a good parody to be possible During my preliminary negotiations, I had however received a remarkable offer from Alfonso A Burton parody without political incorrectness is unthinkable, and Alfonso bravely put himself forward to play the role of an evil blackamoor of hideous appearance It seems wrong that Alfonso s selfless devotion to literature should go unrewarde [...]

  9. Antonio says:
    Aladino era de China DE CHINA Mi vida entera ha sido un enga o

  10. Ahmad Sharabiani says:
    996 The Thousand and One Nights Anonymous 2013 224 376 168 312 104 240 .

  11. Sidharth Vardhan says:
    A Story to Save a LiveThe beauty of the stories and the poetry of the thought that most destructive demons can be tamed back with a few stories was fascinating to me even when I first saw the serialized version on tv What I didn t realized was that the stories Scheherazade, that great goddess of story tellers and inventor of cliff hangings, told the king weren t as random but had an order in themselves.This book has made Scherzade my favorite superhero superhero was the word we use for one who r [...]

  12. K.D. Absolutely says:
    Oh, the wonders of literature While reading this book I could not help but sing the songs or hum the tunes associated with the tales A whole new worldA new fantastic point of viewNo one to tell us noOr where to goOr say we re only dreaming I grew up with mostly Filipino komiks around me Only my father loved reading books and we had very few compared to what I have now classics and contemporary books at home My parents did not read to me when I was young Those are the reasons why I missed all tho [...]

  13. Ali says:
    As I have not read the Nights yet, this is not a commentary on them, but rather a comparison of the many translations available This used to be a comment on my not yet review of the first volume of the Lyons translation of the Nights, but I thought it would be helpful if it was a review I ve expanded on some of my earlier comments and tried to be critical than I like this one or this one seems odd , which was all I had time to write at the time I posted the comment This is restricted to editio [...]

  14. Destiny Dawn Long says:
    This edition is a translation of the first 271 nights from the 1001 Nights cycle One of my favorite aspects of this work is the role of Shahrazad While many people discuss that she is telling the stories to save her own life, what people fail to recognize many times is that, really, she volunteers to be placed in the position in order to save her kingdom She s a great literary heroine saving the world through storytelling It also provides a great lens into a world that today is depicted in US me [...]

  15. Madeline says:
    I am planning to read through this whole book someday, I swear But it s going to be a slow process Here, in list form, are the reasons I may or may not finish The Arabian Nights.Reasons I May Finish This Ridiculously Long Book Scheherazade or whichever of the twenty ways to spell her name you prefer is kind of a badass genius Since her father is the king s vizier, she gets exempted from said batshit crazy king s plan to marry and then kill every single available virgin in the city But she volunt [...]

  16. Alex says:
    What you thought was the Arabian Nights was likely Richard Burton s bastardized, inflated 19th century adaptation, which was as much about Richard Burton and his weird ideas about sex as it was about Arabia Which is sortof neither here nor there there is no canonical version of Arabian Nights anyway It s just an umbrella term for, basically, all of the Middle East s favorite stories And if the version that heavily influenced guys like Borges was Burton s, isn t Burton s version the one that s a [...]

  17. Vit Babenco says:
    When I first read One Thousand and One Nights I was literally put under the book s spell charmed, enchanted and bewitched It isn t just magic of fairytales It is first of all magic of the oriental world And of course I was at once mesmerized with the incredible frame tale of Shahryar and Scheherazade.Nowhere is so much magic as in Arabian Nights magical word opening the cave door Open, Sesame And forthwith appeared a wide doorway in the face of the rock The robbers went in, and last of all their [...]

  18. Jan-Maat says:
    As a child I had a small selection of tales from the Arabian nights in a hardback volume with a few gorgeous full colour plates From this a couple of stories stayed with me, a Sultan travelling in disguise meets a man who having learnt of the Sultan s weakness for baby cucumbers was intent on trying to fool him out of a fortune in exchange for them, the man although greedy is also garrulous, tells the Sultan in disguise his wicked plans enabling the Sultan to turn the tables on him and trick him [...]

  19. Erik says:
    I really need a 2.5 stars option, though I would end up using it on three fourths of everything As a generic, I can neither recommend nor disavow this book.Okay so the beloved Arabian Nights, tales from a thousand and one nights I should start with what this is NOT This is not a linear story about a princess telling stories to a king This is not a children s read involving genies, magic, and cyclopi I refuse to spell this any other way, no matter the red line beneath it This IS a collection of s [...]

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  21. Shovelmonkey1 says:
    Having just re read this book i m reminded how the flowery wording and a hint of eastern promise manages to white wash over the actual issues of the story Sheharezade is actually technically being kept hostage with a death penalty hanging over her head, forced to spin yarns to save not only her skin but that of all the other virgins in the vicinty Her tales touch on marital rape, mass murder, theft, deception, fratricide, regicide, racism and necromancy And you all thought American Psycho was ba [...]

  22. The Books Blender says:
    NON CI POSSO CREDERE L HO FINITO Dopo un anno di tira e molla, finalmente Le mille e una notte entra di diritto tra i libri letti Fiuuuu non riuscivo a vederne la fine In poche parole perch gi il libro vista la sua mole potrebbe essere un arma di distruzione di massa sicuramente si tratta di un lavoro epico Dalla storia di Shahraz d che decide coraggiosamente di andare in sposa al sultano Shahriy r, famoso per uccidere tutte le mogli con le quali trascorre una notte zozzo per vendicarsi dell inf [...]

  23. Maria Chnoic says:
    I read this a couple of times as a child A long book but a good one.

  24. Leonard Gaya says:
    Muchas son las noches de Shahrazad, muchas sus versiones de Galland a Mardrus y a Miquel , muchos sus comentarios de Proust a Borges y a Rushdie La versi n que comento ahora es una traducci n espa ola, de la mano de Dolors Cinca y Margarita Castells, basada en la edici n que Muhsin Mahdi estableci hace unos a os a partir del manuscrito rabe del siglo 14 una versi n siria, denominada Leiden que se conserva hoy d a en la Biblioth que Nationale de France, en Par s Esta es, seg n asevera el pr logo [...]

  25. Megan says:
    This is a very sad book, in the sense that it makes you think, What the hell happened to Baghdad Here, Baghdad is pretty much the most magical city in the world, and most of the Arabian Nights takes place in or around it The world of the Arabian Nights is amazingly liberal compared to Europe of the same period which is roughly the 13th century , especially when it comes to women From the storytelling heroine Scheherazade on down, most of the women of the Arabian Nights are well educated and have [...]

  26. Diba says:
    Although I simply have problem with the title, since it should be One thousand and one night, the translation of Burton is worthy to read and also should be praised to introduce such a masterpiece to Western literature Not only do these stories depict cultural and social codes of Middle East and centra Asia, but also they convey how morality and wisdom were respected in these societies As we are living in an era that most people are biased about their originality and are focused on the small wor [...]

  27. Terry says:
    Shahrazad turned to King Shahrayar and said, May I have your permission to tell a story He replied, Yes, and Shahrazad was very happy and said, Listen Of all of the world s story collections, surely The Arabian Nights has the best framing device the best fictional pretext by which to justify the telling of the other stories I mean the story of Shahrazad as this text transliterates her name , the daughter of the vizier to King Shahrayar Bitter over his first wife s betrayal, Shahrayar decides tha [...]

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