THE ARABIAN NIGHTS STORIES
Note - Asharfee or Deenaar is a gold coin; Dirham is a silver coin; and Nusf is a copper coin.
Introduction to the Stories
Prolog of the Stories
List of Stories in Burton's Book
Websites for Arabian Nights Stories
Although there are many websites for Arabian Nights stories, but the best site I found is :--
- This site gives many stories in original.
These stories "The Arabian Nights" translated by Andrew Lang (1898) are in the Public Domain.
1-1 The Merchant and the Genie
1-2 Story by the First Old Man
1-3 Story by the Second Old Man: who was bitten on his cheek
Its third story is given in SECTION-5/Stories 1-4 below.
A similar story is
given in SECTION-4/Story 73-3-1 below.
2-1 The Fisherman
A similar story is given in
2-2 The Greek King and the Physician
2-3 The Husband and the Parrot
2-4 The Vazeer Who was Punished
2-5 The Young King and the Black Isles
3-1 Three Qalandar and Five Women of Bagadaad
3-2 Zubaidaa Performs Strange Things
3-3 Story of the First Qalandar
3-4 Story of the Second Qalandar
See SECTION 4, 73-1-3 to read the next story
in this sequence.
Adapted From "Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights" / Alfred A Knopf. 1993.
41. The Story of Alaaddeen; or the Wonderful Lamp
42. The King of Persia and the Princess of the Sea
43. The Prince Camaralzamaan and the Princess of China
44. Alee Baabaa and Forty Thieves
45. The Enchanted Horse
46. The Fisherman and the Genie
A similar story is given in SECTION-1/Story 2-1.
Adapted From "More Stories From the Arabian Nights" / Sir Richard Burton. Associated Booksellers. 1957.
The first four stories, 47-50, are "Love and Magic" stories.
The next six stories, 51-56, are "Humor and Wit" stories.
The next eight stories, 57-64, are "Animals' Wisdom" stories.
The next eight stories, 65-72, are "Piety and Justice" stories.
47. Niyaamaa Bin Al-Rabiyaa and Naaomee - His Slave Girl
The Sage and the Scholar
The Fisherman and His Son
The Mock Caliph
51. The Tale of the Bull and the Ass
52. Alee of the Persia
53. The King Khusro, Shireen and the Fisherman
54. The Qaazee Schooled by His Wife
55. The Witch and the Draper's Wife
56. The Two Lack-tacts of Cairo and Damascus
57. Tale of the Wolf and the Fox
58. The Fox and the Crow
59. The Hedgehog and the Wood-pigeons
60. Tale of the Water-fowl and the Tortoise
61. Tale of the Mouse and the Ichneumon
62. The Cat and the Crow
63. The Sparrow and the Peacock
64. The Pleasant History of the Cock and the Fox
See other Animal Stories -
65. Three Sharpers, Two Sultaans, and a Lunatic
For similar stories to this - read
66. Alee the Cairene and the Haunted House in Bagadaad
67. The History of Abee Niyaah and Aboo Niyaatain
68. The Secret Message
It is about the mortality of life.
69. The Caliph Umar bin al-Khataab and the Young Badaavee
See also Badaavee's story in
70. The Hermits
71. The Sayings of Haykar the Sage
This story is about pure ethics.
Compare it to Indian Mahaabhaarat "Vidur Neeti".
72. The Will of Almighty of Allaah
"The Arabian Nights Entertainments: Vol II..." / Sir Richard Burton. The Heritage Press. 1955.
This volume of Burton's book contains 29 (37-65) stories. It seems that
these stories are compiled in somewhat sequential manner, especially those
ones which are interwoven with each other. Among these stories, some
stories have already been written above, that is why their titles are
given here, but they refer to the stories already written above.
73-1-3. being: The Third Qalandar's Tale:
The Story of the Statue that was Shot at the Sea
73-3. being: The Eldest Lady's Tale: The Story of the
Sisters Who were Changed into Dogs
similar stories are given in SECTION-1/Story 1-3
above, and SECTION-4/Story 81 below.
73-4-2. being: The Tale of the Portress: The Story of
the Lady Who was Bitten in the Cheek
along with the Conclusion of The Tales of the Three Qalandars
For a similar story to this - read the story in
74-1. being: The Tale of the Three Apples
74-2. being: The Tale of Noor al-Deen Alee and His Son
along with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Three Apples
75. being: The Tale of Ghaanim bin Ayyoob, the Distraught,
the Thrall of Love
along with the Conclusion of The Tale of Ghaanim bin Ayyoob
76. being: The Tale of Hammad, the Badaavee
See also Badaavee's story in
77. being: The Tale of the Birds and the Beasts and the Carpenter
Animal Stories in
Section 3/51 and
Section 3/Stories 57-64
78. being: The Tale of Aboo Muhammad Hight Lazybones
79. being: The Tale of Uns al-Vajood and the Vazeer's
Daughter Al-Vard Fil-Akmaam or Rose-in-Hood
80. being: The Tale of the City of Brass
81. being: The Tale of Joodar and His Brothers
82. being: The Tale of the Sleeper and the Waker
82-1. being: The Story of the Laarikin and the Cook
along with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Sleeper and the Waker
83. being: The Tale of Noor al-Deen Alee and the Damsel Anees al-Jalees
84-1. being: The Tale of the Caliph's Night Adventure
84-2. being: The Story of the Blind Man, Baabaa Abdullaa
84-3. being: The History of Siddee Noomaan
84-4. being: The History of Khwaajaa Hasan al-Habbal
along with the Conclusion of The Tale of the Caliph's Night Adventure
85. being: The Tale of Alee Khwaajaa and the Merchant of Bagadaad
"Stories From the Thousand and One Nights" / Translated by
Edward William Lane. Grolier Enterprises Corp. 1986. [Series: The Harvard
Classics] This book's language is a bit of old type, but not as difficult as of
others. It lists 41 stories.
86-1. The Story of the Merchant and the Genie
86-2. The Story of the First Shekh and the Gazelle
86-3. The Story of the Second Shekh and the Two Black Hounds
86-4. The Story of the Third Shekh and the Mule
- see the Story No 86-3
87-1. The Story of the Fisherman
87-2. The Story of the King Yoonaan and the Sage Dubaan
87-3. The Story of the Husband and the Parrot
87-4. The Story of the Envious Vazeer and the Prince and the Ghul
87-5. The Story of the Young King of the Black Islands
88-1. The Story of the Porter and the Ladies of
Bagadaad and of the Three Royal Mendicants
88-2. The Story of the First Royal Mendicant
88-3. The Story of the Second Royal Mendicant
88-4. The Story of the Envier and the Envied
88-5. The Story of the Third Royal Mendicant
88-6. The Story of the First of Three Ladies of Bagadaad
88-7. The Story of the Second of the Three Ladies of Bagadaad
89-1. The Story of the Hunchback
89-2. The Story Told by the Christian Broker
89-3. The Story Told by the Sultaan's Steward
89-4. The Story Told by the Jewish Physician
89-5. The Story Told by the Tailor
89-6. The Barber's Story of Himself
89-7. The Barber's Story of His First Brother
89-8. The Barber's Story of His Second Brother
89-9. The Barber's Story of His Third Brother
89-10. The Barber's Story of His Fourth Brother
89-11. The Barber's Story of His Fifth Brother
89-12. The Barber's Story of His Sixth Brother
89-13. Conclusion of the Story of the Hunchback
90. The Story of Noor al-Deen and Anees al-Jalees
91. The Story of Sindbaad of the Sea and Sindbaad of the Land
91-1. The First Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-2. The Second Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-3. The Third Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-4. The Fourth Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-5. The Fifth Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-6. The Sixth Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
91-7. The Seventh Voyage of Sindbaad of the Sea
92. The Story of the City of Brass
93. The Story of Jullaanar of the Sea
94. The Story of Allaadeen and the Wondreful Lamp
95. The Story of Alee Baabaa and the Forty Thieves