The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam from the Persian National Epic, the Shahname of ABol-Qasem Ferdowsi. JEROME W. CLINTON, TRANSL.

The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam from the Persian National Epic, the Shahname of ABol-Qasem Ferdowsi..

Seattle. University of Washington Press. 1987. Stock ID #172825

xxv + 190pp, selected bibliography, notes, glossary, foredge and reverse of dustjacket lightly foxed, good hardback copy in dustjacket.

English and Persian text.

From the great Persian classic known as Shahname (Book of Kings), Jerome W. Clinton has translated one of the most famous episodes, the tragic story of Sohrab and Rostam. This stark and classic tragedy tells of Rostam's slaying of his own son, Sohrab, whom he has never seen and whose identity is kept from him by the calculating Shah Kay Kavus.

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