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1001 Nights in the Iraqi Army

The true story of a Chicago Student held as a POW by the Americans During Desert Storm

by Shant Kenderian

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by BookSurge Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Military - General,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11796304M
    ISBN 101419619055
    ISBN 109781419619052
    OCLC/WorldCa70159729


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Unabridged and unexpurgated translations were made, first by John Payne, under the title The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night (, nine volumes), and then by Sir Richard Francis Burton, entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (, ten volumes) – the latter was, according to some assessments, Country: Middle East.

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After surviving the horrors of the Iran-Iraq War, Shant was then forced to fight on the front lines of Desert Storm without being given the proper equipment, including a gun, but miraculously survived.

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King Shahrayar was a central figure in the fables of Nights. He's helping the family of Abdel-Muhsin al-Sadoun, a prime minister in. The Thousand and One Nights, collection of largely Middle Eastern and Indian stories of uncertain date and authorship.

Its tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad the Sailor have almost become part of Western folklore, though these were added to the collection only in the 18th century in European g: Iraqi Army.

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In this haunting collection, the nights are endless, seemingly as dark and as endless as war. Yet the poet cannot stop. The Epic of Gilgamesh has directly inspired many manifestations of literature, art, music, and popular culture, as identified by Theodore Ziolkowski in the book Gilgamesh Among Us: Modern Encounters With the Ancient Epic ().

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But power cuts and rolling blackouts are feeding public.Start studying World geography chapter 18 the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, and Iran.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.The women, not coincidentally, is named Shahrazad, of Nights fame, a story that the residents of the future Iraq have also forgotten about.

(Kahramana is also a name that has a mystical and exotic quality in Arab ears).