Shahnameh 2

The ancient mythology of Iran is laden with heroic adventures of superhuman champions, magical creatures, heart-wrenching love stories, and centuries-long battles. Ferdowsi’s 10th-century text Shahnameh (The Book of Kings), which at 60,000 verses weighs in as the longest epic poems ever written, is a foundation for this mythology, comparable to The Odyssey, Nibelungenlied, and Ramayana.

Read More: Shahnameh Re-Imagined

See also: Shahnameh for the Digital Age and Video: Shahnameh for the Digital Age Presentation