‘Conceptions of Justice in the 1001 Nights’

"We do not bring medieval works to light, when we read them, we are creating them anew with every interpretation. So today, my reading is one of many."

Public Prosecutor Kicks Case Against ‘Arabian Nights’ to the Curb

According to Al Ahram, the AFP, and others, the Egyptian hisba case against 1,001 Arabian Nights has been dismissed. Prosecutor Abdel Megid Mahmud threw out the case---brought by a group calling themselves "Lawyers Without Shacklers"---saying the epic tales had been published for centuries without a problem, and had been an inspiration to countless artists. The … Continue reading Public Prosecutor Kicks Case Against ‘Arabian Nights’ to the Curb