Category Archives: Tales

The Cleverness of Abu Al-Husayn

Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a forest, and in it there were lions. One day, the lion was walking through the forest. Now, usually when the lion is out walking and Abu al-Husayn1 sees him from thirty meters off, he changes his direction because it’s not in his nature that […]

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The Tale of the Ful-Seller’s Daughter

Once upon a time, oh listeners — pray to the memory of the prophet, may praises and blessings be upon him — there once was a king’s son and a ful-seller’s1 daughter.

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