Princely Pursuits

Princely Pursuits

Author: Carolyn M. Putney


ISBN: UOM:39015058214217

Category: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic

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The Case of the Animals Versus Man Before the King of the Jinn
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This is a new English translation of a classic work of medieval Islamic learning. In this rich allegorical fable the animals pursue a case against humanity. They rebuke and criticise human weakness, deny man's superiority, and make powerful demands for greater justice and respect for animals.
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Princely Pursuits
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Categories: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic
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