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A 'Shahnameh' for the Digital Age (Complete)

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 — Graphic artist Hamid Rahmanian and translator Ahmad Sadri unveil their lavish new edition of the 11th-century Persian epic. Sheila Canby, Curator of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, joins them for a fresh look at the classic text. (1 hr., 12 min.)

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