The Second Voyage of Sinbad (1001 nights) In the first episode a wealthy merchant called Sinbad invited a humble porter into his mansion. By coincidence the poor man has the same name as the wealthy one. He bemoans the unfairness of the world. The rich Sinbad responds by telling the stories of the seven sea
This is the tale of the first voyage of Sinbad the Sailor. A poor man of Baghdad rests by the gates of a fabulously wealthy merchant. He is invited in by the owner and discovers that they share the same name – Sinbad. The wealthy Sinbad relates how he made his fortune in seven adventures
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves This story is one of the most familiar of the "Arabian Nights" tales, and has been widely retold and performed in many media, especially for children, where the more violent aspects of the story are often suppressed. In the story, Ali Baba is a poor woodcutter who discovers the
The Bull and the Donkey Praise be to Allah, Scheherazade is married to the Sultan Sharyar. All the many brides of the Sultan, who came before her have been put to death on the first morning of their marriage. It is late in the night, and the dawn is but a few hours away. The
The Wolf and the Fox – from 1001 Nights – When friends do not trust each other, they both fall into trouble. The fox and the wolf live together, but the wolf is a bully, and secretly the fox hates him. They both find themselves at the bottom of a trap set by a man.
The Blind Beggar of Baghdad This story from 1001 Nights tells of hidden treasure and magical powers. It will remind you a little of Aladdin or Ali Baba, but it’s more serious. The Blind Beggar of Baghdad is a warning about how greed can drive you mad. It's about The Caliph, which is an Arabic
Aladdin (1001 nights) When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp -- and for Princess Jasmine. But can Aladdin save Princess Jasmine and his love for her after she sees that he isn't quite what
1001 Nights A terrible sultan marries a new bride every night, and in the morning he executes her. Only Scheherazade, the greatest story-teller the world has known, has a chance to soften the heart of the man with a tyrannical grudge against all women. Praise be to Allah, the beneficent King, the creator of the