The Pahlavi Text King Husrav and his boy. Published with its

UNVALA, Jamshedji Maneckji. The Pahlavi Text "King Husrav and his boy". Published with its Transcription, Translation and copious Notes, being an English Version of the Thesis fo…

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UNVALA, Jamshedji Maneckji. The Pahlavi Text "King Husrav and his boy". Published with its Transcription, Translation and copious Notes, being an English Version of the Thesis for the degree of "Doctor of Philosophy" of the University of Heidelberg, Germany. With an Appendix and a complete Glossary. Paris, Paul Geuthner, 1921 [date filled in by hand].

Royal 8vo. Modern plain wrappers; pp. [iv], 95.
First edition in English, first published in German in 1917. This tale contains many Pahlavi phrases and words not found in other texts. The tale about life and Morals at the Sasanian court 'provides a lively picture of court life. Its report about the king’s table, recipes, and techniques of preserving and seasoning food, flowers, perfumes, musical instruments, games, animals, and other topics, is of great importance and enriches our knowledge about the Sasanian court as well as the ideal education that princes and nobles would receive at the court' (Encyclopaedia Iranica, under Kusraw i Kawadan ud redak-ew).

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