DASTAN-e AMIR HAMZA


The Urdu dastan, or romance, tradition is often said to consist of stories of razm o bazm , tilism o 'ayyari -- "battles and elegant gatherings, enchantments and trickery." In India, one dastan always dominated the field: the story of Amir Hamza. Elaborate tales about this hero were recorded and illustrated in the emperor Akbar's famous Hamza-nama; it seems that Akbar also enjoyed personally telling the stories to the ladies of the harem.

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Interview with Shamsur Rahman Faruqi



DASTAN-E AMIR HAMZA: KHUDA BAKHSH LIBRARY EDITION


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Intikhab-e Tilism-e Hoshruba
Muqaddamah-e Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Tilism-e Hoshruba
Baqiya-e Tilism-e Hoshruba
Baqiya-e Tilism-e Hoshruba


DASTAN-E AMIR HAMZA: FROM THE NAVAL KISHORE PRESS


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1Naushervan Namah
2Naushervan Namah
3Hurmuz Namah
4Homan Namah
5Kuchak Bakhtar
6Bala Bakhtar
7Iraj Nama
8Iraj Nama
9Tilism-e Hoshruba
10Tilism-e Hoshruba
11Tilism-e Hoshruba
12Tilism-e Hoshruba
13Tilism-e Hoshruba
14Tilism-e Hoshruba
15Tilism-e Hoshruba
16Tilism-e Hoshruba
17Sandali Namah
18Turaj Namah
19Turaj Namah
20La'l Namah
21La'l Namah
22Aftab-e Shuja'at
23Aftab-e Shuja'at
24Aftab-e Shuja'at
25Aftab-e Shuja'at
26Aftab-e Shuja'at
27Aftab-e Shuja'at
28Gulistan-e Bakhtar
29Gulistan-e Bakhtar
30Gulistan-e Bakhtar
31Tilism-e Fitnah-e Nur-Afshan
32Tilism-e Fitnah-e Nur-Afshan
33Tilism-e Fitnah-e Nur-Afshan
34Baqiya-e Tilism-e Hoshruba
35Baqiya-e Tilism-e Hoshruba
36Tilism-e Haft Paikar
37Tilism-e Haft Paikar
38Tilism-e Haft Paikar
39Tilism-e Khayal-e Sikandari
40Tilism-e Khayal-e Sikandari
41Tilism-e Khayal-e Sikandari
42Tilism-e Naukhez-e Jamshedi
43Tilism-e Naukhez-e Jamshedi
44Tilism-e Naukhez-e Jamshedi
45Tilism-e Za'franzar-e Sulaimani
46Tilism-e Za'franzar-e Sulaimani


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The Romance Tradition in Urdu

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