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Epic of the Persian Kings

A Shahnameh Fit for the Ages: The Epic of the Persian Kings

Omid Memarian | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Omid Memarian

In the history of literature, Shahnameh stands next to the giants of mythological tales like Gilgamesh and The Odyssey. In an interview with Hamid Rahmanian, he explains its significance, its parallels to today's Iran, and the artistic significance of his illustrations and the book as a whole.