Book List in Order: 3 titles

  • The selected adventures of Persia's Hercules, from Iran's great national epic No understanding of world mythology is complete without acquaintance with Rostam, Iran's most celebrated mythological hero. According to the Shahnameh (the tenth-century Bo...


  • The great national epic of Persia—the most complete English-language edition and definitive translation by Dick Davis, available in a deluxe edition by Penguin Classics.Wherever Persian influence has spread, the stories of the Shahnameh become de...


  • A translation of Ferdowsi's Persian epic poem (10th century AD) containing Persia's myths, legends and history. It is a vibrant portrait of an ancient civilization as well as an important work of medieval literature....