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'Old Time Tales'; illustrated by Charles Robinson

'Old Time Tales'; illustrated by Charles Robinson

In Persian mythology, peris are descended from fallen angels who have been denied paradise until they have done penance. In earlier sources they are described as agents of evil; later, they are benevolent. They are exquisite, winged, fairy-like creatures ranking between angels and evil spirits.

In Persian mythology, peris are descended from fallen angels who have been denied paradise until they have done penance. In earlier sources they are described as agents of evil; later, they are benevolent. They are exquisite, winged, fairy-like creatures ranking between angels and evil spirits.

Illuminated Manuscript, Album of Persian and Indian miniatures, calligraphy, and European engravings, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.7...

Illuminated Manuscript, Album of Persian and Indian miniatures, calligraphy, and European engravings, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.7...

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