AnonymClassic will thus introduce a new paradigm of an East-Western literary continuum with Arabic as a cultural bridge. Immediately, we will lessen the amount of damage that we do by a third. She works as copy editor and freelance translator specializing in art and architecture. Its spread is comparable to that of the Bible, except that it passed from Hinduism and Buddhism via Islam to Christianity. Bidpaï, trad. Paperback. 13,00 € 12,35 € Dimensions : 195x135. One central topic in most of these projects is Syriac as a bridge culture in the Middle east. No votes so far! Ibn al-Muqaffa', Abdallah - DAR ALJIL Date de parution : 17/11/2009 - Dimensions : 195x135 - Nbr de pages : 328. Then they’ll kick them out, or kill them, and the ones that escape will scatter in all directions into the country and become wild and no longer suitable for house cats. So the king followed the advice of the third wazir and before very long not a cat remained in the city. Le Livre de Kalila et Dimna diffère notablement du Pañchatantra. Customers who bought this item also bought. de Kalîla wa Dimna ont influencé La Fontaine après avoir durablement marqué les cultures indienne, persane et arabe. Translation of Kalila wa Dimna into English / [by Anton Tien, from the Arabic version published at Mosul in 1883]. Marwa M. Ahmed is responsible for the programming of the LERA platform and other tasks related to the project’s Digital Humanities workflow. The Arabic version was translated into Ethiopic, Syriac, Persian, Turkish, Malay, Javanese, Laotian and Siamese. Calila e Dimna est la traduction d'une œuvre de la littérature orientale (le Kalila wa-Dimna en arabe) en castillan, probablement à la demande d' Alphonse X le Sage encore enfant. And what about the difficulties we will experience? Who was the author or the authors of Kalila and Dimna? This series of events invites discussions on how to theoretically engage with the concept of narrative framing in premodern Arabic literature and adjacent literary traditions. Manuscript dated circa 1200 CE, Syria. It was first developed for printed texts of the French Enlightenment within the SaDA-project at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and since then adopted to other texts and languages. (Source). 55r, Image Credit: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Wetzstein II 672 KD, folio 13v, Image Credit: München Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. And then we will increase the damage threefold. In it was the nest of a crow. When Kalila wa Dimna was read, copied, translated and rewritten in more than 40 languages, the structure and content underwent significant transformations, since it had to be transferred into very diverse linguistic, cultural and religious contexts. The more cats I get, the more mice there seem to he.’. I wish all three of you would give me the benefit of your advice about how to solve this problem. Be the first to rate this post. The graphic of the project logo "AnonymClassic" is set in type "B Esfehan Bold", a modern adaptation of the Arabic Kufi script. As part of the AnonymClassic team, Theodore S. Bears focusses on the transmission, translation, and continual reworking of material connected to Kalīla wa-Dimna, with particular regard to the interplay between the Arabic and Persian traditions. Kalila and Dimna is a book containing collection of fables. Jan has for many years been working on various Syriac projects at various universities. 5 (6). In Italy it was one of the first books to appear after the invention of printing. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are as essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Kalila wa-Dimna was itself not an original work but rather a translation of a translation. The paper is based, in large part, on a joint presentation given by the AnonymClassic team at the conference Berlin ediert!, held at the Freie Universität Berlin on April 26-28, 2019. Lecturer in Arabic (retired), Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California Los Angeles. Called Kalila and Dimna, after the two jackals who are the main characters, the book was written mainly for the instruction of civil servants. English. Kalîla wa Dimna - كتاب كليلة ودمنة littérature en arabe. Beaucoup de contes et d'apologues de l'ouvrage indien ont été omis dans la version arabe, et celle-ci, à son tour, en contient d'autres qui manquent dans le texte sanscrit [11]. She earned her MA in Arabic Studies specializing in manuscript studies. CeDiS supports all university institutions in the use of digital media and technologies in teaching and research. Both symbols, in the style of Arabic calligraphy, are combined to form a compact shape that is simultaneously open at the top and left. To give an overall impression of the project's and seminar's social media activities, we have introduced a social media wall to our on-going scholarly communication activities. KalÄ«la wa-Dimna is a text that is central to both Arabic and world literature. The king should summon all the mice in the city and in the suburbs and order them to construct a tunnel in the house of the richest man in the city, and to store up enough food for ten days. Video presentation of the book Kalila & Dimna. Il est divisé en dix-huit chapitres, dont cinq seulement correspondent au livre indien (chapitres V, VII, VIII, IX et X). He’ll say to himself: “The damage was much less when I only had one cat. His main area of interest is the study of Middle Eastern Muslim narrative culture. It combines the Arabic initials of "Kalila and Dimna" (Kāf and Dāl). AnonymClassic will challenge the prevalent Western theoretical lens on world literature conceived ‘from above’ confronting it with the view ‘from below,’ based on the attested cross-cultural network constituted by the many versions of this text that circulated beyond religious, linguistic, and cultural boundaries. Figure 1: Victor and Cheek in Kalila wa-Dimna. She is founder, co-director and teacher of Ulpán Hebreo Sefarad and its Translation Workshop, Madrid, closely cooperating with Carlos Santos Carretero. : Id est, liber ethico-politicus pervetustus, dictus Arabice, Kalilah wa-Dimnah Græce Stephanites kai Ichnelates, nunc primum Græce ex MSS. Cod. Figure 2: Illustration of the Crab in Kalila wa-Dimna. Arab. The work’s multilingual history involving circa forty languages has never been systematically studied. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. What do you think we ought to do?” “My advice,” said the first wazir, “is to collect as many bells as you can, and hang a bell around the neck of every cat so that we can hear them coming and have time to hide in our holes.”. The Panchatantra is an inter-woven series of colourful fables, many of which involve animals exhibiting animal stereotypes. Paperback. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Kalila wa Dimna: Other authors: Tien, Anton Bidpai: Format: Manuscript At the end of his career, he conducted his own research project, published in 2020 as 101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition. Within this defined period of investigation, Bibliotheca Arabica focusses on literary production, transmission, and reception, and sets these in relation to the political and social transformations that were taking place at that time. She focuses both on manuscript transcription and the implementation of data to the project’s LERA platform. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. That should make him stop and think. “If we leave the city and go live in the country, how do we know that the cats will disappear in a single year? This Website MuslimHeritage.com is owned by FSTC Ltd and managed by the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation, UK (FSTCUK), a British charity number 1158509. [15] Apart from a short introduction â€” in which the author, Vishnu Sharma, is introduced as narrating the rest of the work to the princes â€” it consists of five parts. Cette traduction, qui prend la forme d'une collection de contes, date de 1251. The difference is that the Arab mice solve their problem much more subtly than their western cousins…. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. ‘There was once in the land of the Brahmins a swamp called Dawran that extended in all directions for a distance of a thousand parsangs.   Since April 2020, Dima Sakran is a student research assistant for the ERC-project Kalīla and Dimna – AnonymClassic. 11 • 2020, Beatrice Gruendler, Jan J. van Ginkel, Rima Redwan, Khouloud Khalfallah, Isabel Toral, Johannes Stephan, Matthew L. Keegan, Theodore S. Beers, Mahmoud Kozae, and Marwa M. Ahmed discuss various aspects of their work on the textual tradition Kalīla and Dimna. et non je ne fait pas référence au fable de ibn el mouqafaa, mais au prenom "kalila" et "dimna" je me demande si se sont des prenoms d'origine arabe ou pas, en tout cas j'aime trop c'est assez original, et je trouve sela jolie This text is usually described as "fables" or as a Mirror for Princes (Fürstenspiegel). Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages. Achetez et téléchargez ebook Kalila wa Dimna: كَلِيلَة ودِمْنَة (English Edition): Boutique Kindle - Mythology : Amazon.fr A collection of tales teaching political wisdom. as cultural translation. La sombra del viento. Muslim Heritage:Send us your e-mail address to be informed about our work. Kalila wa Dimna, a well-known Arabic literary classic, on which the present volume is based, is an eighth-century translation of a collection of fables about people and animals that has long been enjoyed by Arab children and adults alike. Modern era. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. KalÄ«la and Dimna has been one of the most widespread and influential books in the history of humanity. (Source). All subsequent versions derive from the Arabic. Her focus is on aspects of fictional storytelling and cultural translation. Figure 3: The trial of Dimna in Kalila wa-Dimna. Khouloud Khalfallah joined the project team "Kalīla wa Dimna – Wisdom Encoded“ in September 2017 then continued on the AnonymClassic project since January 2018. Therefore, one of our fellows has taken on the task to maintain the Twitter account and website of the project in order to give a clear and up-to-date idea of our research activities not only to fellow researchers but also to the interested public. M’avertir par email de sa disponibilité Momentanément indisponible. Since March 2019 he is student assistant at the Seminar of Arabic Studies and, from August 2019, also for ERC-Project Kalīla and Dimna – AnonymClassic. Illustrations are an essential element in the textual history of Kalīla and Dimna; they do not only increase the material value of manuscripts, but also provide an important source of information for their date and place of production and their relation to other manuscripts. The question of authorship is indeed an intriguing one. Its multiple and diverse versions make Kalīla and Dimna an oscillating text that calls for a redefinition of the notion of “copyist” in Arabic literary culture. This video is unavailable. The AnonymClassic project receives funding from the European ResearchCouncil under the European Union’s Horizon2020 programme; project ID: 742635, , , Information about data transfer when using Google Search™, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 3465, fol. One day while the crow was on the tree, he saw a     Burzoe returned with a copy of the Panchatantra instead, which he claimed was just as good as the miraculous herb, for it would bestow great wisdom on the reader. And he will go get another cat. Pascal currently works as an IT Architect for Department III of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), where he is responsible for the design and development of RISE & SHINE, a software suite for the secure decentralised exchange of open and licensed digital resources and which aims to facilitate and streamline humanities research through the use of digital tools. (Source). This is true whether we mean Middle Persian (also known as Pahlavi) or New Persian (which we call simply Persian). La Fontaine published The Fables of Bidpai in 1679, based on "the Indian sage Pilpay". “What do you think about that idea?”. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Then the king turned to the second wazir and said, “What do you think about your colleague’s advice?”, “I think it’s lousy,” answered the second wazir. Latham, J.D. When he gets rid of the third cat, we will stop our destruction completely. We republish it with new illustrations and further readings. His tasks focus on digital support for the project, providing the conceptual and computational framework based on the LERA programme (in cooperation with the Universität Halle) for the Digital Synopsis and Edition of the Arabic Manuscript versions. AnonymClassic is the first-ever comprehensive study of Kalila and Dimna (a book of wisdom in fable form), a text of premodern world literature. [13] According to its own narrative, it illustrates, for the benefit of three ignorant princes, the central Hindu principles of nÄ«ti. Image Credit: BNF Arabe 3465 https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b84229611,Topkapı Palace Library. He holds a BA in English Language and Literature from Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Martil, Morocco, and a Translation Degree (Arabic-English-French) from King Fahd School of Translation, Tangier, Morocco. Victoria Mummelthei is a researcher in the field of the linguistics of Arabic in Arabic literature and Arabic literature as global literature; her dissertation explores the poetry of Syrian writer Nizar Qabbani (1923–1998) from the perspective of frequencies, keywords, and topics. Ibn al-Muqaffa's translation of the Kalilah wa Dimna from Middle Persian "is considered the first master piece of Arabic literary prose. Syrian manuscript. “The Performativity of Ibn al-Muqaffa’s, Raby, Julian, “The Earliest Illustrations to Kalila wa Dimna.” In, Walzer, Sofie, “An Illustrated Leaf from a Lost Mamluk Kalilah wa Dimnah Manuscript.”. The text on which it is partially based was the Panchatantra , which had its roots in a popular eastern tradition of storytelling associated with wisdom manuals. Kalila wa Dimna. According to Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ, reading was a serious endeavor, and to be done mindfully, even though he envisaged different ways of reading by different audiences. This translation became the basis for the first English translation, in 1570: Sir Thomas North translated it into Elizabethan English as The Fables of Bidpai: The Morall Philosophie of Doni (reprinted by Joseph Jacobs, 1888). There it was translated into Old Spanish in the 13th century. The research programme "Tradition manuscrite et transmission iconographique : les manuscrits à peintures de Kalîla wa Dimna à la Bibliothèque nationale de France" aims at the description and interpretation of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish manuscripts of Kalila wa Dimna preserved in the Department of Manuscripts of the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Marginal notes, a common ingredient of Arabic manuscripts, are not frequent in the circa 100 manuscripts of Kalila wa-Dimna so far identified. phil., Permanent Senior Research Fellow at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), University of Giessen/Germany; works and teaches on Cultural Theory and recent disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transnational developments in the Study of Culture. It was translated into Arabic in the Abbasid age specifically in the second hijri century (the eighth Gregorian century) by Abdullah ibn al-Muqaffa using his own writing style. In the middle of the swamp was a city called Aydazinun. The shah had Burzoe translate it into Pehlavi, a form of Old Persian, and liked it so much that he enshrined the translation in a special room of his palace. The rich and diverse tradition of writing about talking animals beyond Kalīla and Dimna is not well known, but these adaptations informed how readers and copyists thought about Kalīla and Dimna. Comparative analysis will lead to an insight into tradition and early stages of the book. KITAB provides a digital tool-box and a forum for discussions about Arabic texts. Instead, we will concentrate on damaging his clothes, beds, and carpets. Six months later the princes were on the road to wisdom and later ruled judiciously. Kalīla and Dimna, it is true, belongs to a broad group of translations from Sanskrit (via Middle Persian) to Arabic of works that had been transmitted orally over centuries and have no known authors. Kalila Wa Dimna: Fables from a Fourteenth Century Arabic Manuscript by Esin Atil (1981-06-06) 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. Claudia Päffgen focused on the didactical side of Kalīla and Dimna and developed teaching materials for learners of all levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) from its numerous editions and versions. He holds a PhD from New York University and an M.Phil from the University of Cambridge, UK, and is now the Moinian Assistant Professor in Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College of Columbia University. Its spread is comparable to that of the Bible, except that it passed from Hinduism and Buddhism via Islam to Christianity. Three hundred years later, after the Muslim conquest of Persia and the Near East, a Persian convert to Islam named Ibn al-Mukaffa’ chanced upon Burzoe’s Pehlavi version and translated it into Arabic in a style so lucid it is still considered a model of Arabic prose. “Ibn al-Muqaffa’ and Early ‘Abbasid Prose.” In, Wacks, David A. (Source). AnonymClassic understands the variations in Kalīla and Dimna as being part of its textual history. Figure 7a-b: Two Illustrations from Kalila wa-Dimna, MS Revan 1022, Herat, 1430: a. Kalila visits the captive Dimna (folio 56a); b. Bibliotheca Arabica is dedicated to research on Arabic literatures dating from the years 1150 to 1850 CE, and combines literary and manuscript studies. This article was published first in the print edition of Saudi Aramco World, vol. “It’s pretty poor,” replied the third wazir. The absence of available research has made world literature ignore it, while scholars of Arabic avoided it because of its widely diverging manuscripts so that the actual shape of the Arabic key version is still in need of investigation. $15.30. $801.77. Figure 4a-b: Two pages from Kalila wa-Dimna in a dispersed manuscript preserved in Brooklyn Museum (accession number 71.48) dated between 1300 and 1350, ink and opaque watercolor on paper. Watch Queue Queue Kalila and Dimna was originally written in Sanskrit, probably in Kashmir, some time in the fourth century CE. Afraid to entrust his kingdom to sons unable to master the most elementary lessons, the king turned over the problem to his wise wazir, and the wazir wrote the Panchatantra, which concealed great practical wisdom in the easily digestible form of animal fables. "This masterful translation of one of the most popular books of world literature makes available to an English readership the animal tales known collectively as Kalila and Dimna. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Ruslan Pavlyshyn is a third year BA Student in Arabic Studies, majoring in Arabic and Persian. These cookies do not store any personal information. Written by Paul Lunde Illustrated by Don Thompson. However, the rich diversity of animal stories beyond Kalila wa-Dimna and the role these animal stories play in the broader adab tradition are not well understood. kalila wa dimna. Throughout the centuries, the book travelled from India via the Middle East to Europe. In this article, Paul Lunde biefly presents Kalila wa-Dimna origins and characterizes its content. “After we collect all the bells, who do you think is going to dare hang one around the neck even of the smallest kitten, much less approach a veteran tomcat? The city enjoyed many natural advantages and its people were prosperous and could afford to enjoy themselves however they liked. In addition to the transcription and the comparison of Kalīla wa Dimna manuscripts, she focuses on the description and the codicological analyze of the Arabic manuscript versions as well as the digital restoration of parts of some manuscripts. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . Achetez et téléchargez ebook KALILA WA DIMNA, Vol. Manuscript at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, Département des manuscrits orientaux. We know of a Syriac-Aramaic translation/redaction of the lost Middle Persian copy, and there is a Syriac-Aramaic version of a rather early Arabic text variant. Later it was also translated into Greek and then that version into Latin, Old Church Slavic, German and other languages. The fables were translated into Arabic in the eighth century by the Persian Ibn al-Muqaffa’, a highly educated writer and influential courtier. Kalila And Dimna BÄ«dpāī. Discover the golden age of Muslim civilisation. Article ajouté avec succès. LERA is an interactive, digital tool for analyzing variations between multiple versions of a text in a synoptic manner with several differences to other well-known collation tools. Les réalités du pouvoir, la corruption qu’il produit et l’utopie d’un changement radical traversent ainsi les âges. Vérifiez les traductions 'Kalîla wa Dimna' en Arabe. Impetus and Range of Scholarly and Popularising Discourses in the Arabic World". To understand this text's reception, we must understand how readers theorized fictive writing and how they situated this text vis-à-vis other kinds of fictive writing. Within the SFB 980 "Episteme in motion" J. van Ginkel works on the subproject "Verses and Sayings. Not all versions were simple translations. The Center for Digital Systems (CeDiS) is the competence center for e-learning, e-research and multimedia at the University Library of Freie Universität Berlin. The most famous example is Kalila wa-Dimna, a collection of stories about talking animals and humans. KalÄ«la wa-Dimna is a text that is central to both Arabic and world literature. Furthermore, selectable filters can be used for automatic detection of text variations some of which can be adjusted as in the shown example from the chapter “The Ascetic and His Guest,” in which words receive unique colorings if exclusively shared between exactly two manuscripts. It was translated into Arabic in the Abbasid age specifically in the second hijri century (the eighth Gregorian century) by Abdullah ibn al-muqaffa using his own writing style. (Source 1 – Source 2). ‘That’s strange,’ the man will say. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. The 1429 Herat translation into Persian is based on the Arab version of the Indian Panchatantra, Kalila wa Dimna. Both for AnonymClassic and the Arabic Studies section of the Seminar for Semitic and Arabic Studies, Victoria Mummelthei is responsible for scholarly communication and the dissemination of research processes and results; she also answers for the cooperation with the master's program Interdisciplinary Studies of the Middle East (ISME), of which she is the co-coordinator and deputy academic advisor. * Paul Lunde grew up in Saudi Arabia, studied Arabic at the University of London, and is now studying and free-lancing in Italy. Again he will decide to get another cat. Figure 6a-c: Three illustrations from the tradition of Kalila wa-Dimna in manuscripts deposited in the Bodleian Library in London: a. Ibn al-Muqaffa‘s Kalila wa-Dimna in an Arabic manuscript dated 1354 CE; b. Jacob ben Eleazar’s Hebrew translation from the Arabic, with a drawing of a jackal (15th century); c. Directorium humanae vitae: Johannes of Capua’s Latin translation from the Hebrew version of Kalila wa-Dimna (Strasbourg, ca 1489). This book of animal fables with a moral and a political message became, and still is, immensely popular, and was a landmark in the development of Arabic literary prose in the Golden Age of Islam. Our aim is to develop a comprehensive definition of «framing narratives» beyond a merely descriptive perspective, and to interrogate its function within textual production. As the Principal Investigator of this project, she especially draws on her philological expertise, her familiarity with Arabic palaeography and codicology as well as her interest in digital humanities for Arabic philology. Oualid El Khattabi is currently a master’s student at the English Studies: Literature, Language, Culture MA program at Freie Universität Berlin. Kalīla and Dimna was a paradigmatic work of Classical Arabic belles-lettres. The May 2019 workshop, entitled "Animals, Adab, and the Abbasid Fictive Tradition," seeks to bring together leading scholars of animal writing in the Adab tradition to further explore this tradition of writing. Berolini : Ru¨diger, 1697. Agnes Kloocke read Comparative Literature, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies at Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität Munich and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. As a part of Research Area 3, “Future Perfect” of EXC Temporal Communities, Assia Soltani-Nkwo joined the project "Premodern Anthologies" in order to further explore the use of formulae within Arabic anthologies and to integrate her own research concept into a wider comparative scope. Throughout the centuries, the book travelled from India via the Middle East to Europe. Retired since 2019, he is currently working to finalize a number of research projects related to the study of Middle Eastern popular literature. MS R. 1022, Image Credit: Design by Victoria Mummelthei, Image Credit: DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no11_2020s241, Image Credit: Columbia Global Centers | Amman, Image Credit: Screenshot by Victoria Mummelthei, Image Credit: CeDiS, Layout & Design: Nadia El-Obaidi, Image Credit: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 3477, Image Credit: Rabat 3655 PDF page 4, Bibliothèque Royale of Rabat, Image Credit: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 3467, Image Credit: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 3465, fol. Rima Redwan is a researcher in the AnonymClassic team where she focuses on Arabic manuscript illustrations and manuscript research. 23, N° 4, July/August 1972, pp. Now there was a mouse in that city called Mahraz, and he ruled over all the other mice in the city and in the surrounding countryside. Theodore S. Beers is a Persian and Arabic philologist who joined the AnonymClassic project in April 2019. Then the light will dawn on him. Johannes Stephan is a literary historian of the Arabic tradition with a PhD from the University of Bern. 18-21 (read online here). Alternative titles: KalÄ«lah wa-Dimnah. He wrote his dissertation at the University of Chicago (currently awaiting defense) on the development of Persian literary anthologies in the late Timurid and early Safavid-Mughal periods. According to the traditional origin story of Kalīla and Dimna, the book began its life in Sanskrit; was brought to Iran and translated/adapted into Middle Persian in the Sasanian period; and was, from that basis, translated into Syriac and Arabic—the latter at the hands of Ibn al-Muqaffa‘ (d. ca. Lion attacking a Bull (folio 46b). Source). Its Arabic version, produced in the 8th century, when this was the lingua franca of the Near East, became the source of all further translations up to the 19th century. Beatrice Gruendler is not only an eminent scholar of medieval Arabic, a leader in her field, and an expert in the history of the book in the Islamic World, but also a capacious thinker across humanistic disciplines. 94r, Image Credit: Photo by Rendiansyah Nugroho on Unsplash, Image Credit: Kalila and Dimna — AnonymClassic, Freie Universität Berlin, Advanced Grant funded by the European Research Council (ERC), Image Credit: Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS arabe 3467 66v, Image Credit: Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash. He explores the indirect transmission of Kalila wa-Dimna in Arabic from the 9th century onward and the significance of linguistic variations within the corpus. Manuscript of Kalila wa-Dimmna by Abdullah Ibn al-Muqqaffa’, Manuscript of King Faysal of Kalila wa-Dimna. Two hundred years after that, a Persian shah sent his personal physician, Burzoe, to India to find a certain herb rumored to bestow eternal life upon him who partook of it. 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