Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings is a new illustrated translation and adaptation that retells the stories of the Shahnameh, beginning with the legend of the creation of civilization and the birth of the Persian nation.
The 450 pages of illustrations were painstakingly created by award-winning graphic artist and filmmaker, Hamid Rahmanian. The new translation by Dr. Ahmad Sadri is a prose adaptation of the original couplets, written for a modern audience.
There will be a reading, a slideshow, and a brief discussion with Hamid Rahmanian and Ahmad Sadri.
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