ABSTRACT

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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A<sc>BBREVIATIONS</sc>

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N<sc>OTE ON</sc> P<sc>RONUNCIATION</sc>

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GUSHTÁSP

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PART I THE COMING OF ZARDUHSHT AND THE WAR WITH ARJÁSP

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How Firdausí saw Dakíkí in a Dream

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How Arjásp wrote a Letter to Gushtásp

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How Arjásp sent Envoys to Gushtásp

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How Zarír made Answer to Arjásp

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How Gushtásp assembled his Troops

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How Arjásp fled from the Battle

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How Gushtásp returned to Balkh

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How Gurazm spake Evil of Asfandiyár

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How Jámásp came to Asfandiyár

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How Gushtásp imprisoned Asfandiyár

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How Gushtásp was put to Flight by Arjásp

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How Jámásp visited Asfandiyár

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PART II THE STORY OF THE SEVEN STAGES

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The Praise of Mahmúd the great King

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How Bishútan assaulted the Brazen Hold

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How Asfandiyár slew Arjásp

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How Asfandiyár slew Kuhram

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How Asfandiyár returned to Gushtásp

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PART III THE STORY OF ASFANDIYÁR’S FIGHT WITH RUSTAM

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How Gushtásp answered his Son

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How Katáyún counselled Asfandiyár

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How Asfandiyár led a Host to Zábul

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How Asfandiyár sent Bahman to Rustam

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How Bahman came to Zál

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How Bahman gave the Message to Rustam

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How Rustam made Answer to Asfandiyár

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How Bahman returned

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The Meeting of Rustam and Asfandiyár

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How Asfandiyár boasted of his Ancestry

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How Rustam vaunted his Valour

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How Rustam drank Wine with Asfandiyár

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How Rustam returned to his Palace

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How Zál counselled Rustam

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How Rustam fought with Asfandiyár

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How Rustam fled to the Heights

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How Rustam took Counsel with his Kin

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How the Símurgh succoured Rustam

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How Rustam went back to fight Asfandiyár

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How Rustam sent Bahman back to Írán

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BAHMAN, SON OF ASFANDIYÁR