One Thousand and One Nights

Richard Francis Burton


The Arabian Nights is one of the world’s well-known collections of Arabic folk tales written during the Islamic Golden Age. Defied by an unfaithful wife, Shahryar is the king of a great empire, but is brokenhearted. Shahryar chooses to marry a new woman every day only to kill her the next morning. More and more…

“A loss that can be repaired by money is not of such very great importance.”

Anonymous, The Arabian Nights