It is related (but God alone is all-knowing, as well as all-wise, and almighty, and all-bountiful), that there was, in ancient times, a King of the countries of India and China, possessing numerous troops, and guards, and servants, and domestic de- pendents ; and he had two soils ; one of ;whom was a man of mature age; and the other, a youth.
Both of these princes were brave horsemen ; but especially the elder, who inherited the kingdom of his father, and governed his subjects with such justice that the inhabitants of his country and whole empire loved him.
From such evidences ais the detailed nature of the references to Cairo and the prevailing Mohammedan background.
Lane argued that it must have been put together in Egypt ; but this opinion is by no means universally accepted. Burton, who believed in a strong Persian element, thought that^ow£.^f ^ the oldest tales, such as that of "Sindibad," might be as old as the eighth century of our era; some thirteen he dated tenth century, and the latest in the sixteenth.
Thus " 'AH Bab a and the Forty Thieves" is found in no Oriental version of the "Nights," an£ "'Ala-ed-Din and the Wonderful Lamp" was long supposed to be in the same situation, though within recent years it has turi^cd up in two manuscripts.
Both the place and the date of the original compilation are still matters of dispute among scholars.
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Eingänge Melodien, eine starker tanzbarer Beat und Arrangements, die an ein musikalisches Feuerwerk erinnern.He was called King Shahriyar : his younger brother was named Shah-Zeman,' and was King of Samarkand.The administration of their governments was conducted with rectitude, each of them ruling over his subjects with justice during a period of twenty years with the utmost enjoyment and happiness.Their mark is found upon music and painting as well as on letters and the common speech, as is witnessed by such diverse results of their inspiration as the music of Rimsky-Korsakoff , the illustrations of Parrish, and the marvelous idealization of their background and atmosphere in Tennyson's "Recollections of the Arabian Nights," "Barmecide Feast," "Open Sesame," "Old Lamps for New," "Solomon's Seal," "The Old Man of the Sea," "The Slave of the Lamp,' "The Valley of Diamonds," "The Roc's Egg," Haroun al-Raschid and his "Garden of Delight," — these and many more phrases and allusions of every-day occurrence suggest how pervasive has been the influence of this wonder-book of the mysterious East. The translations of "'AH Baba" and " 'Ala-cd-Din" are by S. Praise be to God, the Beneficent King, the Creator of the universe, who hath raised the heavens without pillars, and spread out the earth as a bed ; and blessing and peace be on the lord of apostles, our lord and our master Mohammad, and his Family; blessing and peace, enduring and constant, unto the day of judgment.La.ie- Poole and for permi-ssion to use the latter we arc indebted to Messrs. To proceed : — The lives of former generations are a lesson to posterity ; that a man may review the remarkable events which have happened to others, and be admonished ; and may consider the history of people of preceding ages, and of all tliat hath befallen them, and be restrained.