Told in the Coffee House: Turkish Tales by Cyrus Adler and Allan Ramsay

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Author Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940
Author Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
LoC No. 05042180
Title Told in the Coffee House: Turkish Tales
Contents How the Hodja saved Allah -- Better is the folly of woman than the wisdom of man -- The Hanoum and the unjust Cadi -- What happended to Hadji, a merchant of the Bezestan -- How the junkman travelled to find treasure in his own yard -- How Chapkin Halid became chief detective -- How cobbler Ahmet became the chief astrologer -- The wise son of Ali Pasha -- The merciful Khan -- King Kara-Kush of Bithynia -- The prayer rug and the dishonest steward -- The goose, the eye, the daughter and the arm -- The forty wise men -- How the priest knew that it would snow -- Who was the thirteenth son? -- Paradise sold by the yard -- Jew turned Turk -- The metamorphosis -- The Calif Omar -- Kalaidji Avram of Balata -- How Mehmet Ali Pasha of Egypt administered justice -- How the farmer learned to cure his wife, a Turkish Aesop -- The language of birds -- The swallow's advice -- We know not what the dawn may bring forth -- Old men made young -- The bribe -- How the Devil lost his wager -- The effects of Raki.
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Tales -- Turkey
Subject Folklore -- Turkey
Category Text
EBook-No. 30577
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 5, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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