The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights

Article by Professor Daniel Beaumont detailing the development of The 1001 Nights in both Arabic and in European translations.

One Thousand and One Nights

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One Thousand and One Nights

Wikipedia: “The tales in the collection can be traced to the Indian, Persian, Egyptian, and Arab ancient storytelling traditions.[11] Many stories from Indian and Persian folklore parallel the tales[12] as well as Jewish sources.[13] TheseRead More…

Magic Carpets

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Magic Carpets

Wikipedia: “The popularity of One Thousand and One Nights brought magic carpets to the attention of Western audiences. The literary traditions of several other cultures also feature magical carpets.”

The Oriental Rug Blog

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The Oriental Rug Blog

Lets not forget about rugs and carpets! Internetrugs.com Emmett’s rug book, Oriental Rugs Today, is now in its second edition, and continues to be the authoritative text on new oriental rugs made with traditional techniques.

GalleryDriver – Art Blog Aggregator

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GalleryDriver – Art Blog Aggregator

“A collection of the best art blogs in the blogosphere!Get your art news fix at GalleryDriver. At a glance, you can find out what’s new at over 50 art blogs.”