Elaborate, explanatory notes from the author's 1859 translation of the Arabian Nights comprise a virtual encyclopedia of Middle Eastern life. Intriguing account of Islamic society as it existed during the Middle Ages considers importance of religion, literature, festivals, education, slavery, role of women in society, and rituals observed for the dead.Edward William Lane, Stanley Lane-Poole ... Spirited history, comprehensive instruction manual covers 13 styles (ca. ... of a magic wand that turns stone pillars into warriors, of gods and goddesses, evil hags, powerful forces and more. 240pp .
|Title||:||Arab Society in the Time of The Thousand and One Nights|
|Author||:||Edward William Lane, Stanley Lane-Poole|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2004|