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Title Folktales from Syria / collected by Samir Tahhan, English version and introduction by Andrea Rugh.
Pub Info Austin, TX : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin, c2004.
book jacket
 Woods Hole - Children's  J 398.2 FOL     AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 94 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Modern Middle East literatures in translation series
Modern Middle East literatures in translation series.
Note Originally published in Hakawti Al-Halabi (Beirut, 1980) and Qisas al-Halabi (Aleppo, 1982).
Contents Pt. 1. Stories of Aleppo: The story of the beggar queen -- The story of the five cakes -- The story of the merchant of Khan al-Wazir -- The story of the miser and the porter -- The story of soaking the bread -- The story of the stone cutters and the gardener's son -- The story of Master Karshush's tarbush -- The story of the peddler's daughter -- The story of the saintly thief -- The story of luck and fate -- pt. 2. Tales and episodes of Aleppo: The tale of the girl and the judge -- The tale of the three mice -- The tale of our Lady Namlush -- The tale of the pigeon and the crow -- The tale of the cat and the dog -- The episode of the spilled molasses -- The tale of the little bitty thing -- The tale of the fly -- The episodes of the mother goat -- The tale of Tata.
Subject Folklore -- Syria.
Add Author Ṭaḥḥān, Samīr.
Rugh, Andrea B.
University of Texas at Austin. Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
ISBN 0292706308
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