Franklin

The ancient kingdoms / translated and annotated by Moshe Perlmann ; annotations of Iranian names and terms by Shaul Shaked.

Author/Creator:
Ṭabarī, 838?-923.
طبري, 838?-923.
Standardized Title:
Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. Selections. English
تاريخ الرسل والملوك. Selections. English
Publication:
Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1987.
Series:
Ṭabarī, 838?-923. English ; Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. v. 4.
Bibliotheca Persica
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
The history of al-Ṭabarī = Taʼrīkh al-rusul wa'l-mulūk ; v. 4
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
Bibliotheca Persica (Albany, N.Y.)
800-03//r
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 205 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Iran -- History -- To 640.
Jews -- History.
Arabs -- History -- To 622.
Jewish legends.
Christian legends.
Arabs.
Christian legends.
Jewish legends.
Jews.
Iran.
Iran.
-- fre Légendes chrétiennes.
-- fre Légendes juives.
-- fre Juifs -- Histoire.
-- fre Iran -- Histoire -- Jusqu'à 640.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
An account of the Persian kings who ruled the region at Babylonia and the East after Kayqubādh
Kaykhusraw
The children of Israel after Solomon the son of David
The story of Asa b. Abijah and Zerah the Indian
The story of Isaiah's friend, the kings of the children of Israel and Sennacherib
Account of Luhrāsb and his son Bishtāsb; the expedition of Nebuchadnezzar against the Israelites and how he destroyed Jerusalem
The reason why Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Jerusalem
The story of Nebuchadnezzar's raid against the Arabs
Returning to the story of Bishtāsb, his reign and its events, initiated by him as well as others, such as his governors; also the deeds of Nebuchadnezzar
The kings of the Yaman in the days of Qābūs and after him to the age of Bahman b. Isfandiyār
Ardashīr Bahman and his daughter Khumāni
The history of the Israelites and the synchronization of their chronological data with those of the Persian kings
The account of Darius (Dārā) the elder and his son Darius the Younger ; The account of Alexander (Dhū al-Qarnayn)
The Persians after Alexander
The Arsacid (Ashaghān) kings
The events that occurred during the rule of these regional princes
The story of Jesus son Mary and his mother
The Roman rulers
Ḥīrah and Anbār
ʻAmr b. Ẓarib
Al-Zabbāʼ
Ṭasm and Jadīs
The story of the men of the cave
Jonah son of Amittai
The sending by God of his three envoys
The story of Samson
The story of Jirjīs.
Notes:
Translation of extracts from: Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-191) and index.
Contributor:
Perlmann, Moshe.
Other format:
Online version: Ṭabarī, 838?-923. Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. English. Selections. Ancient kingdoms.
ISBN:
0887061818
9780887061813
0887061826
9780887061820
0877061818
OCLC:
12370410
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