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Inanna
Inanna
by Diane Wolkstein
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A fresh retelling of the ancient texts about Ishtar, the world's first goddess. Illustrated with visual artifacts of the period. "A great masterpiece of universal literature."--Mircea... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights
by Husain Haddawy
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The tales portray a world of magic, wish-fulfillment and pleasure, depicting the marriage of the supernatural to the ordinary and the sacred to the profane.... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F. Burton and A. S. Byatt
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Robert Louis Stevenson called it a "a book that captivates in childhood and delights in age".<P>Bennett Cerf selected the tales in this edition in 1932 for the Modern Library as the "most famous and representative" from the multivolume translation... (read more)

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Arabian Nights, Volume 1: The Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights (Signet Classics)
Arabian Nights, Volume 1: The Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights (Signet Classics)
by Richard Francis Burton
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Enjoy the timeless tales of Aladdin, Sinbad, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and many more in this first volume of The Arabian Nights.  Upon learning of his queens infidelity, proud King Shahryar has her killed. As revenge on womankind, he decides... (read more)

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Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation
Babylonian Genesis: The Story of the Creation
by Alexander Heidel
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Here is a complete translation of all the published cuneiform tablets of the various Babylonian creation stories, of both the Semitic Babylonian and the Sumerian material. Each creation account is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the age and... (read more)

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The Mysteries of Mithra
The Mysteries of Mithra
by Franz Cumont
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The colorful Mithraic religion originated in Persia, enjoyed enormous popularity in Europe, and was ultimately destroyed by Christianity. This definitive treatment of Mithra by a leading authority on classical religions pieces together its mysteries: the... (read more)

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Arabian Nights, Volume II: More Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights
Arabian Nights, Volume II: More Marvels and Wonders of the Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F Burton
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Volume two in a collection of tales representing distinctive genres- from fairy tales to erotica-revealing the customs and societies in the medieval Middle East, as told by the mythic Sheherazade.... (read more)

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Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others (Oxford World's Classics)
Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others (Oxford World's Classics)
by Stephanie Dalley
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The ancient civilization of Mesopotamia thrived between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates over 4,000 years ago. The myths collected here, originally written in cuneiform on clay tablets, include parallels with the biblical stories of the Creation and the... (read more)

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Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East
Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East
by David Leeming
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Esteemed scholar David Leeming, who has authored more than twelve books on mythology, here offers the first comprehensive narrative study of the mythology of the Middle East, that tumultuous region that was the cradle of civilization. Leeming begins with... (read more)

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Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Classics)
by Barnes & Noble
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The Arabian Nights, by Anonymous, is part of the Barnes and Noble Classicsand#160;series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F. Burton and A. S. Byatt
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Full of mischief and valor, ribaldry and romance, The Arabian Nights is a work that has enthralled readers for centuries. The text presented here is that of the 1932 Modern Library edition for which Bennett A. Cerf chose the "most famous and... (read more)

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Folktales from Iraq
Folktales from Iraq
by Charles G Campbell
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Who would not shudder when entering the skeleton-lined cave of the queen of the dead? How would a young man and his sister escape from the prison of a treacherous sultan? How would a poor farmer gain the hand of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest... (read more)

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Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics)
by N J Dawood
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A superb and unexpurgated translation of the finest and best known of the Tales. Originating from India, Persia and Arabia, the Tales from the Thousand and One Nights represent the lively expression of a lay and secular imagination in revolt against... (read more)

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Mesopotamian myths
Mesopotamian myths
by Henrietta Mccall
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A vast legacy of powerful creative writing was revealed when nineteenth-century scholars managed to decipher the mysterious wedge-shaped symbols of cuneiform script, inscribed on clay tablets over 5,000 years ago by the ancient Mesopotamians. Strikingly... (read more)

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Folktales of Iraq
Folktales of Iraq
by E S Stevens
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Polished by the streams of time, the oral traditions of Iraq encompass a rich variety of folktales, ranging from fanciful fables and heroic myths to stories derived from religions, sagas, and tribal customs. Countless waves of migration, conquest, and... (read more)

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Epics of Early Civilization: Myths of the Ancient Near East
Epics of Early Civilization: Myths of the Ancient Near East
by Michael Kerrigan
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A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.... (read more)

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Arabian Night's Entertainments
Arabian Night's Entertainments
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The Sultan Schahriar's misguided resolution to shelter himself from the possible infidelities of his wives leads to an outbreak of barbarity in his realm and to a reign of terror in his court, stopped only by the resourceful Scheherazade. The tales with... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights II: Sinbad and Other Popular Stories (Arabian Nights No. II)
The Arabian Nights II: Sinbad and Other Popular Stories (Arabian Nights No. II)
by Husain Haddawy
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Now as sumptuously packaged as it is critically acclaimed—a new deluxe trade paperback edition of the beloved stories. Readers Husain Haddawy's rapturously received translation of The Arabian Nights will also want to own Sindbad, a collection of... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments Or the Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night
The Arabian Nights' Entertainments Or the Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night
by Richard Francis (edt) Burton
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A selection of the most famous and respresentative of these tales from the plain and literal translations.... (read more)

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments
The Arabian Nights Entertainments
by Andrew Lang
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26 magical tales of beautiful princesses, genies who emerge from bottles, and talking birds in: "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "Sinbad the Sailor," "Noureddin and the Fair Persian," "Merchant of Bagdad," and more. 66 illustrations.... (read more)

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