Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Reasons to Love the 1001 Nights

Sentences such as this one:

"In the hall was a well of Roman workmanship, in which lived a jinniya, of the stock of Iblis the damned, whose name was Maimuna and who was the daughter of al-Dimriyat, one of the famous kings of the jinn."

Paintings such as this one:

Aladdin by Frank Godwin

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