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    • Vis and Ramin

    • By: Fakhraddin Gorgani, Dick Davis (translator)
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah Agliotta, Dick Davis (introduction)
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vis and Ramin is one of the world's great love stories. It was the first major Persian romance, written between 1050 and 1055 in rhyming couplets. This remarkable work has now been superbly translated into heroic couplets (the closest metrical equivalent of the Persian) by the poet and scholar Dick Davis.

    Vis and Ramin had immense influence on later Persian poetry and is very probably also the source for the tale of Tristan and Isolde, which first appeared in Europe about a century later.

    Regular price: $24.95