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25 07, 2017

Rudaba and Zal in the Shahnameh

By |2017-07-25T22:24:21-07:00July 25th, 2017|Islam, Literature|0 Comments

Rudaba lets down her hair Rudaba's name means "The River Water Girl". She was a character in the Persian epic Shahmaneh, written by the poet Ferdowsi about 1000 AD, at the height of Central Asian power (But the story must be much older than that). In the story, Rudaba's the daughter of the governor of Kabul, a Babylonian. [...]

14 07, 2017

Hero and Leander – a Greek story

By |2019-08-11T16:40:38-07:00July 14th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|0 Comments

Leander swimming to Hero (from Pompeii) Who was Hero? In this Greek version of an old story, Hero was a priestess of Aphrodite, whose father sent her to live alone in a tower on the European side of the Hellespont, in the town of Sestos. The god Aphrodite Greek mythology made easy All our [...]