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Arabian Nights is home to some of the oldest domesticated breeds of horses in the world.
Mark Miller, the owner of Arabian Nights, once dreamed that one day, there would be a place where the best trainers and the greatest riders could work together hand-in-hand to help create the greatest equestrian show on earth.
Arabian Nights dinner theater's talented actors seem to step right out of the pages of an amazing fairy tale of love.
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  Arabian Nights Its Origins and Legacy - MiddleEastUK.com: Mosaic
The Thousand and One Nights (alf layla wa layla) or The Arabian Nights, as they came to be known, owes its origins to three distinct cultures and storytelling traditions: that of India, Persia and the Arab world.
Although many scholars deny its literary importance, The Arabian Nights can be viewed as a valuable source of Middle Eastern social history, being composed of the most extensive and intimate recordings of the medieval Islamic period.
The success of The Arabian Nights stories over many other forgotten folk tales may be due to their blend of popular themes; heroic and romantic adventures are littered with mystery, old wisdom and exciting struggles between good and evil.
www.middleeastuk.com /culture/mosaic/arabian.htm   (878 words)

 Arabian Nights - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
This practice continues for some time, until the vizier's clever daughter Shahrazad (meaning "city-born" in Persian; the name is perhaps better-known in English as "Scheherazade" or "Shahrastini") forms a plan and volunteers to become Shahryar's next wife.
Every night after their marriage, she spends hours telling him stories, each time stopping at dawn with a cliff-hanger, so the king will commute the execution out of a desire to hear the rest of the tale.
Perhaps the best-known translation to English speakers is that by Sir Richard Francis Burton, published as The Arabian Nights.
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Arabian Nights uses more costumes than a Broadway production and is enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and special effects (including snow!).
Arabian Nights is an amazingly powerful production that combines theatrical elements and results in an emotional response from the audience.
Arabian Nights is a production that allows guests to see a wide variety of unique entertainment - from Dancing Horses of the Desert to a Square Dance on horseback.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - ARABIAN NIGHTS:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Shahrazad, in the Persian tradition, is the mother-in-law of Ahasuerus, who in the Biblical story also beguiles his nights by having tales read to him; his wives also hold office only for one night, until Esther obtains a more secure tenure.
Chauvin, in a special treatise on the Egyptian recension of "One Thousand and One Nights" (Brussels, 1899), has suggested that these Jewish tales and others were introduced by one of the last redactors, a converted Jew, probably the author of the "Story of a Man of Jerusalem," sometimes attributed to Abraham, son of Maimonides.
The following are the tales of the "Arabian Nights" that appear from several investigations to be from Jewish sources.
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 Arabian Nights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The Arabian Nights is hugely various, like the lands it came from, and it is jam-packed with spiritual as well as earthly values.
In the Arabic stories of the Nights, as opposed to the Burton translation, the issue of race is not that of modern racism.
So, although the Nights describe a world that includes slavery and some negative images about fls, these need to be examined in the context of the Nights, not as if they were expressions of modern western values, while no such explanation is adequate for the Burton translation.
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 Al Shindagah online
Also known as The Arabian Nights' Entertainment, The Thousand and One Nights is by far the most famous work to come out from the Muslim world in the sphere of popular literature.
The tale is very telling of the Arabian Nights' style and is one of the most fascinating of the stories.
As mentioned earlier, the Nights are suggested to have been responsible for the composition of famous European novels such as Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe and Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
www.alshindagah.com /julyaug2002/201001_NIGHTS.htm   (2057 words)

 Arabian Tales - Stories of 1001 Arabian Night and Other Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Though similar images do appear in the Arabian Nights’ Tales, there is not really such a thing as an Arabian Knight; the stories are labelled the Tales of a thousand and one Arabian nights because of the time-span of the tales themselves.
Please use the menu entitled ‘Arabian Tales’ on the left and explore these fascinating adventures of magic, fairies, genii, riches, love and romance from the depths of time.
Some of the ideas in these stories will seem antiquated to you, but bear in mind they were written long ago – nevertheless, there is still much you can learn from them.
www.arabian-nights.org   (181 words)

 Orlando Dinner Shows. Arabian Nights, Discount Orlando Dinner Show Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
You have a wonderful time with your Arabian Nights Discount Tickets and and all of the other Orlando Florida Dinner Show Tickets, and there are other Florida Attraction Discount Tickets.
He is the son of the legendary Arabian horse breeder Bazy Tankersley, whose Al-Marah Arabians has been one of the premier Arabian Horse farms in the world for more than 55 years.
There are a few to choose from such as Arabian Nights Dinner Show, Pirate's Dinner Adventure, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Sleuth's Mystery Dinner Show, Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show, Sea World Polynesian Luau all in the Orlando Florida Area.
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 Guardian Unlimited | Arts features | Why composers are seduced by the Arabian Nights
Many for whom The Arabian Nights (the more familiar English title) were the stuff of childhood fantasy have returned to the collection, in whole or in part, as adults, only to find their preoccupations once more reflected in its contents.
Scheherazade's ruse - to "beguile the night" with a tale that always breaks off before its climax so that Shahriyar will let her live another day in order to discover its ending - is consequently aimed at halting the actions of a misogynistic psychopath.
The first western translations of The Thousand and One Nights date from the early 18th century, and are consequently contemporaneous with the growth of imperialist and colonialist ideology.
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 Amazon.co.uk: DVD: Arabian Nights [1974]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Arabian Nights was made in a time before the special effects we take for granted these days came into being.
The Arabian Nights reverses the gruelling horror of Salo: it is an Edemic space, where paradisal bodies lead lives of pure bliss or pure sorrow - purity, not absolute mirth is the quintessence of Pasolini's cinematic discourse.
The body's are paradisal precisely because they are unabashedly imperfect: in the Arabian Nights, Pasolini exorcises the pretentious artificiality of modern image as much as he creates a fresh new narrative medium by appealing back to the sources.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005NTKK   (1489 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Folklore: Literature: Tales: Fairy Tales: Arabian Nights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The Arabian Nights (Alf Layla wa Layla) - Text as translated by Sir Richard Burton (1850), from the Middle East and Islamic Collection of Cornell University.
Arabian Nights Entertainments - Text of the adaptation by Andrew Lang, first published in 1898, from Free Public Domain.
The Arabian Nights Nights Entertainments - Text of the adaptation by Andrew Lang after the 1918 edition; e-text from the Project Gutenberg.
dmoz.org /Society/Folklore/Literature/Tales/Fairy_Tales/Arabian_Nights   (423 words)

 Arabian Nights - Magic: The Gathering
There are 78 unique cards in Arabian Nights, broken down as follows: 26 commons, 51 uncommons, and one basic land (a Mountain).
In addition, 14 of the commons were printed in two subtle variations (called "a" and "b"), causing some collectors to view the set as actually containing 92 cards.
Arabian Nights debuted many new game mechanics, several of which have made a lasting impact on Magic.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=magic/expansion/arabiannights   (311 words)

 The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights (Arabic: alf laila walaila (“the thousand and one nights”)) is the most famous literary product of a classical Islamic civilization that was formed through a merging of Arabic culture (especially religion) and “the great imperial traditions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Persian empire of the Sassanians” (Mack 1351).
The Arabian Nights were introduced to Europe by Antoine Galland in 1704-17; the earliest English version, translated from Galland’s French rather than from Arabic, came almost immediately (appeared 1706-08).
During the 18th century, "Sindbad," "Aladdin," and "Ali Baba" were published in chapbook editions; plots from these stories also became stock elements in English Pantomime, so that by the middle of the century most English children would have been fairly familiar with these particular tales.
www.northern.edu /hastingw/arabnights.htm   (884 words)

 arabian nights
Borges was a great advocate of the Nights and referenced it often both in his fiction, eg.
Ghazoul, Ferial J. Nocturnal Poetics: The 'Arabian Nights' in Comparative Context.
Arabesque: Narrative Structure and the Aesthetics of Repetition in the 1001 Nights.
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 LIS 685: Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights are all held together by the frame story of Shaherazad telling stories to King Shahryar.
She explains that though the afreet kidnapped her a virgin on her wedding night and keeps her locked in a chest beneath the sea, she has still slept with whomever she pleases.
She nearly always ends the night in the middle of a tale, or at least with promise of a tale that is even more wondrous.
www2.hawaii.edu /~ztomasze/arabiannights.html   (2418 words)

 C:\Diane's Files\ELI251\nightsques.html
In the world of the Nights, there are good, pious demons, and bad, impious demons, but all demons seem to obey certain rules or laws.
The Nights is a collection of tales that are organized by means of the frame story of Shahrazad, who is telling stories to save the lives of the other maidens in her country.
What is she drawing from the Nights and how does she use it to illuminate what she calls at times the "Arab soul?" Use plenty of specific examples, both from Crescent and from the Nights to support your ideas.
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 Magic: Arabian Nights Review
Arabian Nights cannot be played on its own-- you must own a playable deck of Magic cards in order to use Arabian Nights.
Physically, the Arabian Nights cards are identical to their MtG brethren.
None of the creatures in Arabian Nights are basic-- they all have some sort of special ability.
www.gamereport.com /tgr6/arabiannights.html   (1124 words)

 The Age of the Galland Manuscript of the [1001] Nights: Numismatic Evidence for Dating a Manuscript? by Heinz Grotzfeld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
There is a parallel in so far as the treasures of this New World, the world of the Arabian Nights, since their discovery, have become the property also of the West—where these treasures, by the way, were more highly appreciated than in the East.
From the dedication of Galland's translation of the Nights and from his correspondence, the circumstances of the discovery of the Nights are relatively well known.
The Galland MS and other old MSS of the Nights, the importance of which had been established by Zotenberg, were then the object of the research of Duncan Macdonald.
www.uib.no /jais/v001ht/grotz01.htm   (5118 words)

 Scooby-Doo In Arabian Nights Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
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Arabian Nights (reissued on VHS and DVD as Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights) is an animated telefilm produced by Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc., and first broadcast on TBS in 1993.
The film is an adaptation of The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, in which Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, disguised in drag as harem girls, are hired as taste-testers by a young Arab prince (a job offer they can't refuse).
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Scooby-Doo_in_Arabian_Nights   (372 words)

 Arabian Nights - Discount Arabian Nights Dinner Show Tickets
Arabian Nights, voted #1 dinner show in Orlando, Florida, is a magical tale of love and triumph that features 60 horses from around the world.
Arabian Nights Orlando uses more costumes than a Broadway production and is enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and special effects (including snow!).
Our Arabian Nights Dinner Show tickets are open for any night you wish to go.
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 Orlando Dinner Show Tickets - Save on Arabian Nights Dinner Show Tickets, Pirates Dinner Adventure Tickets and Medieval ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Arabian Nights, voted #1 dinner show in Orlando, Florida, is a magical tale of love and triumph that features 60 horses from around the world.
Arabian Nights has created its own niche, a unique venue that is incomparable to any attraction in the Orlando area.
After you purchase your Arabian Nights Dinner Show tickets, you may upgrade to VIP.
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 The True Story of the 1001 Arabian Nights
The next night, the King of Samarkand called for the sister of Sheherazade to be brought again to his royal bedchamber.
Every night, the king was so anxious to hear the end of the story that he decided to allow Sheherazade to live just one more night.
Why, we have them all today because, every night, when her sister went home to her father's house, she wrote down the story which had been told to her that night by Sheherazade.
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 Arabian Nights Tickets - Discount Arabian Nights Tickets
"Arabian Dinner Shows brings a fairy tale to life on horseback" - If you like horses, you'll love the Arabian nights dinner show.
After we arrived, we were seated at an Arabian nights table for a magical feast.
The table was spread with fresh garden salad, garlic mashed potatoes fresh vegetable medley, rolls with butter and unlimited house beverages.
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 Candlelight Stories - The Arabian Nights
In fact, she tells each of the Arabian Nights tales in order to survive a little longer at the mercy of her listener, the Sultan.
Regardless of the situation presented in any particular Arabian Nights story, the assumption contained in the story is that life is always worth living and that human endeavor, along with human weakness, is a wonderful and fascinating thing to behold.
The Arabian Nights are not necessarily intended for young children.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: One Thousand and One Arabian Nights: One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (Oxford Story Collections)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The King is used to a new wife every day, only to put her to death the following day, but finds himself so intrigued in the magical stories Shaharazad tells, he can't bring himself to kill her.
Night after night she tells her wonderful stories until the King starts to realize that he won't be able to live without them.
All the major stories and most of the minor ones are included, and the "frame story" of the Shah and his clever wife is carried throughout the book very nicely.
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 Arabian Nights (Richard Harvey)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Arabian Nights is just one of the many issued, and it is a welcome score to have on disc.
The problem with the disc overall is the disjointedness of some of the music here, making a case that perhaps a solid 45 minute album would have been better, or perhaps shorter cues being condensed into longer suites (Trevor Jones’ MERLIN).
Influences from two other recent Arabian flavored scores (The Mummy, The Prince of Egypt) are also heard in some cues.
www.filmscorecentral.150m.com /Titles/arabiannights.html   (592 words)

 1001 Nights
It is said that he fell under the spell of the title, Thousand and one Nights, and waited for many years to retrieve the entire manuscript.
She is able to lure the king into a three year reprieve that equals 1001 nights.
When Galland first translated the text, he changed the title to Arabian Nights Entertainments, probably in an attempt to appeal to the French Courts' taste for exotic delights.
web.utk.edu /~gwhitney/tales/1001/title.htm   (691 words)

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