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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.

Review: Women of the Shahnameh

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.15.2013 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

As we begin to celebrate March as National Women's Month, my eternal commitment to raising and strengthening the status of women -- both in my world and in my books -- is as strong as ever.