The Hamzanama or Dastan-e-Amir Hamza narrates the legendary exploits of Amir Hamza, . A Pakistani author Maqbool Jahangir wrote Dastan-e-Amir Hamza for children in Urdu language. His version contains 10 volumes and was . *TWO* == Amir Hamzah’s cradle goes to the Realm of Qaf, and takes that sun of perfection to Mount Qaf. *THREE* == The dastan of how the Amir and Muqbil. This book is one of the seminal classics of Urdu literature which exists in a number Ghalib Lakhnavi is renowned for his version of the Dastan-e Amir Hamza.

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The characters are so well depicted that you cant help having a cinema in your mind. Dastangoi is the marker of oral narration. Hikayat is a generic term that includes what the western writers have identified as fable, myth and legend, while dastan is synonymous with the western concept of early romance.

Zahra Hassan rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Tilism-e Dwstan Sulaimani vol. Akbar was so enamoured of the tale that he commissioned paintings to illustrate its high points. In Persian Dari and Pashto, the words hikayat and qissa may also be used to describe stories of this kind which are not about specified historical events.

Dastan-e-Amir Hamza Collection / داستان امیر حمزہ سیریز

He embraced Islam two years after the first revelation. Additionally, here’s a bit of food for thought: A wonderful read, treasure, stories of my childhood, I can read it over and over and over.

The advent of Islam revolutionized the genre and tradition of sira which mushroomed into a significant literary form and acquired status of a genre for religious writings employed by Muslim writers and scholars to articulate the biography of Prophet Muhammad. The size of the commission was completely unprecedented, and stretched even the huge imperial workshop. Oral Traditions and Folklore.


All the important Indian texts whether Vedas, Ramayana, Mahabharata and others were initially narrated in the oral tradition and still orally narrated by the story tellers and dastangoi of India in the folk form.

What Sajjad Hosain is trying to say here has always been said by practicing dastangos repeatedly.

Though the elegance and finish may seem closer to Persian works, the compositional style and narrative drama owe more to Indian tradition. The famous Naval Kishor Press of Lucknow called in the xastan oral reciters of the day, and caused urdi Hamza stories to be written down. It emerges from the realm of enchantment and restores human community.

Akram Sajid rated it it was ok Apr 04, But we also very much intend to complete the whole set of 46 volumes, which will be available on this site in PDF form for those who want to immerse themselves more deeply in the stories.

Jan 23, Rao Anas added it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Indian painting Oral tradition 16th-century paintings 16th-century books 16th-century Indian books Pakistani folklore Mughal art Islamic illuminated manuscripts Asian objects in the Victoria and Albert Museum Epic poems in Persian. Oral narration of Dastan-e Amir Hamza was also a popular recreation in central and western South Asia and North Africa since medieval times.

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Dates were distributed in the amr. Thus The Adventures of Amir Hamza is marked by the interface between the written and the oral. Mar 28, Samar Ali rated it it was amazing. When was the last time you read a story book. But it will be difficult to prove who has borrowed from whom.


Dastan Amir Hamza In Urdu (A Set Of 37 Books)

D K Print World ltd, The Persian oral tradition is different from Arabic oral tradition as the story is also performed apart from being told. It describes the chivalries of Amir Hamzah, the uncle of our prophet Mahomed, and the practical tricks of his friend Amar. His version contains 10 volumes and was published by Ferozsons also Ferozsons Publishers. Farooqi has retained them very well in his translation. Asif Qazi rated it really liked it Oct 18, His equally exciting exploits and adventures were the source of many stories that could have been grafted onto the Arab Hamza, thus creating a super-hero who for being the uncle of the Holy Prophet was more acceptable.

In addition, we provide a set of modern essays prepared by the Khuda Bakhsh Library to introduce the Tilism-e hoshruba series, and a one-volume selection by the well-known critic Muhammad Hasan ‘Askari of his own favorite passages. Fables in the Indian Narrative Tradition: Emtyaz Ahmad rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Such questions are complicated by diffusion.