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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
... combine digitally collaged and hand-painted warriors based on an illustration in Firdawsī's Shãhnãmeh , or Book of Kings . This poetic epic of nearly sixty thousand verses tells the mythical and historical story of Greater Iran from the creation of the world up through the Islamic conquest of Persia in...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., fourth Sunni caliph), and on the other hand by Rustam and other pahlavan s (champions in warfare and in physical strength) of Firdawsi’s national epic, the Shahnameh . In popular tough guy films of the 1960s and 1970s, the struggles between luti and jahel were eulogies for the passing era of luti...