Arabian Nights by Scheherazade. (My ex bought me a leather-bound version of this with lovely illustrations. Too bad that he was such an asshole the rest of the time. :-0) ~ETS

Arabian Nights by Scheherazade. (My ex bought me a leather-bound version of this with lovely illustrations. Too bad that he was such an asshole the rest of the time. :-0) ~ETS

BOOK: 1909 -  The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights or Tales from 1001 Nights #1-3) by Anonymous, Richard Francis Burton (Translator),

BOOK: 1909 - The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (The Arabian Nights or Tales from 1001 Nights #1-3) by Anonymous, Richard Francis Burton (Translator),

4th grade symphony project. Mosaic? Depth? Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights | Brain Pickings

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights

4th grade symphony project. Mosaic? Depth? Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights | Brain Pickings

Tap to listen.  ‘Sheherazade‘ was composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1888, based on “1001 Arabian Nights”.  The Sultan vowed to put to death each of his wives after the first nuptial night. But Sheherazade saved her life by entertaining him with fascinating tales, told sequentially , for 'a thousand and one nights'. The Sultan, consumed with curiosity, postponed from day to day the execution of his wife, and finally renounced his evil ways entirely. Illustration by Virginia Frances…

Tap to listen. ‘Sheherazade‘ was composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1888, based on “1001 Arabian Nights”. The Sultan vowed to put to death each of his wives after the first nuptial night. But Sheherazade saved her life by entertaining him with fascinating tales, told sequentially , for 'a thousand and one nights'. The Sultan, consumed with curiosity, postponed from day to day the execution of his wife, and finally renounced his evil ways entirely. Illustration by Virginia Frances…

Dougray Scott as Sultan Shahryar and Mili Avital as Queen Scheherazade from the television miniseries, "Arabian Nights" (2000)

Dougray Scott as Sultan Shahryar and Mili Avital as Queen Scheherazade from the television miniseries, "Arabian Nights" (2000)

What an amazing image courtesy of "Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights" Brain Pickings

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights

What an amazing image courtesy of "Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights" Brain Pickings

Edmund Dulac Arabian Night -  Great Reads from Exceptional Authors at http://wildbluepress.com. True crime, thrillers, mystery and business productivity books.

Edmund Dulac Arabian Night - Great Reads from Exceptional Authors at http://wildbluepress.com. True crime, thrillers, mystery and business productivity books.

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