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Wise Princess: Tales of Ancient Persia

UBC Persian Club is proud to host Vancouver Epic Weekend Group for a wonderful night of storytelling: Tales of Ancient Persia.

Join us for the story of “Roudabeh and Zal” from the Shahnameh, and stories from “Haft Peykar” the book written by Nezami.

“Shāhnāmé (Persian: شاهنامه )is an enormous poetic opus written by the Zoroastrian Persian poet Ferdowsi around 1000 AD and is the national epic of Iran. The Shāhnāmeh tells the mythical and historical past of Iran from the creation of the world up until the Islamic conquest of Persia in the 7th century.” Wikipedia.org

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