In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam & Esfandiyar from the Persian Book of Kings

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The story of Rostam and Esfandiyar is one of the most moving tragedies in Ferdowsis epic Shahnameh. In this story, Esfandiyar, the designated heir to the throne of Iran, has just returned in triumph from his campaign against the shah of Turan. He has slain Arjasp, Irans greatest enemy, captured his family and treasury, and liberated his own sisters from their captivity. He expects that his father, Goshtasp, will now abdicate the throne of Iran in his favor, as he had swornto. Goshtasp, however, is not yet ready to honor his ...

In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam & Esfandiyar from the Persian Book of Kings 1999, Mage Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780934211567

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