Friday Fun Facts: Arabian Nights or Not?

Three of the most famous stories from The Arabian Nights or One Thousand and One Nights stories by Scheherazade—”Aladdin,” “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” and “Sinbad the Sailor”—did not appear in the original collection of stories. Antoine Galland, a French translator, added them to the collection in the early 18th century.


Posted on May 12, 2017, in fiction, Fun Facts, history, inspiration, nonfiction, poetry, writer's life, writing, writing ideas, writing prompt and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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