Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental

Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental

It contains 13 folktales from the Orient.
Author: Charles John Tibbitts
Published: 1889
Publisher: W. W. Gibbings, London

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  1. The Cobbler Astrologer
    (0) Part 1 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  In the great city of Isfahan lived Ahmed the cobbler, an honest and industrious man, whose wish was to pass through life quietly; and he might have done so,
  2. The Legend of the Terrestrial Paradise of Sheddád, the Son of ‘A’d
    (0) Part 2 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  It is related that ’Abd Allah, the son of Aboo Kilábeh, went forth to seek a camel that had run away, and while he was proceeding over the deserts of El-Yemen and the district of Seba,
  3. The Tomb of Noosheerwân
    (0) Part 3 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  The caliph Hâroon-oor-Rasheed went to visit the tomb of the celebrated Noosheerwân, the most famous of all the monarchs who ever governed Persia.
  4. Ameen and the Ghool
    (0) Part 4 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  There is a dreadful place in Persia called the “Valley of the Angel of Death.” That terrific minister of God’s wrath, according to tradition,
  5. The Relations of Ssidi Kur
    (0) Part 5 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  Glorified Nangasuna Garbi! thou art radiant within and without; the holy vessel of sublimity, the fathomer of concealed thoughts, the second of instructors, I bow before thee.
  6. The Two Cats
    (0) Part 6 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  In former days there was an old woman, who lived in a hut more confined than the minds of the ignorant, and more dark than the tombs of misers. Her companion was a cat,
  7. Legend of Dhurrumnath
    (0) Part 7 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  During the reign of a mighty rajah named Guddeh Sing, a celebrated, and as it is now supposed, deified priest, or hutteet, called Dhurrumnath, came,
  8. The Traveller’s Adventure
    (0) Part 8 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  It is related that a man, mounted upon a camel, in the course of travelling arrived at a place where others from the same caravan had lighted a fire before proceeding on their journey.
  9. The Seven Stages of Roostem
    (0) Part 9 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  Persia was at peace, and prosperous; but its king, Ky-Kâoos, could never remain at rest. A favourite singer gave him one day an animated account of the beauties of the neighbouring kingdom of Mazenderan:
  10. The Man Who Never Laughed
    (0) Part 10 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  There was a man, of those possessed of houses and riches, who had wealth and servants and slaves and other possessions;
  11. The Fox and the Wolf
    (0) Part 11 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  A fox and a wolf inhabited the same den, resorting thither together, and thus they remained a long time. But the wolf oppressed the fox;
  12. The Shepherd and the Jogie
    (0) Part 12 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  It is related that during the reign of a king of Cutch, named Lakeh, a Jogie lived, who was a wise man, and wonderfully skilled in the preparation of herbs.
  13. The Perfidious Vizier
    (0) Part 13 of total 13 stories in series Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental.  A king of former times had an only son, whom he contracted in marriage to the daughter of another king. But the damsel, who was endowed with great beauty, had a cousin who had sought her in marriage, and ...

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