Ranging from the authors discovery that the Persian epic poem V miq and Adhr through Un ur (11th century advert) derives from the traditional Greek novel of "M tiokhos and Parthenop ," the publication includes serious variations of the Greek and Persian fragments and testimonia, with English translation and reviews. The fascinating tale of the trendy restoration of the 2 texts is informed, and the modifications of the effective subject matter of "The ardent lover and the virgin" are traced from Greek novel to Persian poem, and during later Persian and Turkish literature. Of specific significance is the authors try and reconstruct the typical plot and person diversifications, including a brand new paintings to the constrained corpus of historic novels and laying off new gentle at the style of Persian epic poetry."

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