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Sunday, March 7 
Great Works Club
6pm on ZOOM

For March, we will be discussion 1001 Nights (Arabian Nights) with emphasis on the popular stories of Aladin, Sindbad, and Alibaba.

Please see the links below, order something from your favorite audiobook provider, or watch your favorite movie version, Disney or otherwise and join us to discuss.

New members welcome!

Please reach out with any questions/comments.
God Bless you all!
Rochelle

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If we are only reading the favorite stories it looks like this is a good translation:
The Arabian Nights: Their Best-known Tales
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/20916/20916-h/20916-h.htm

It seems like the Sir Richard Francis Burton translation is the most complete. Project Gutenberg has all of the volumes available, although I noticed some errors in some of the texts. The wollamshram.ca site was better organized, but since it triggers security warnings in some web browser means it should probably not be used. So, this is another option if people want to read a different translation.

The complete works of Sir Richard Francis Burton:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/58722/58722-h/58722-h.htm

Arabian Nights Volume 1
Introduction http://www.gutenberg.org/files/51252/51252-h/51252-h.htm#Page_1

Arabian Nights Volume 6
Sindbad The Seaman And Sindbad The Landsman (nights 537 through 567) http://www.gutenberg.org/files/54525/54525-h/54525-h.htm#c1
The First Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Second Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Third Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Fourth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Fifth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Sixth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman
The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman

Supplemental Nights, Volume 3
Alaeddin; Or, The Wonderful Lamp (nights 514 through 592) http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3447/3447-h/3447-h.htm#link2H_4_0021
Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves (nights 625 through 639) http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3447/3447-h/3447-h.htm#link2H_4_0134
Supplemental Nights to the Book of The Thousand and One Nights With Notes Anthropological And Explanatory, by Richard F. Burton - gutenberg.org
THE TALE OF ZAYN AL-ASNAM.8 It hath reached me, O King of the Age, that in Bassorah-city9 reigned a puissant Sultan, who was opulent exceedingly and who owned all the goods of life; but he lacked a child which might inherit his wealth and dominion. So, being sorely sorrowful on this account, he arose and fell to doing abundant alms-deeds to Fak√Ěrs and the common poor, to the Hallows and other ...
www.gutenberg.org


Rochelle Please reach out with any questions or comments and for the Zoom link! Rochelle greatworksclub@sandiegocac.org

https://sandiegocac.org/great-works-club/
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