A Bilingual Collection of Popular Perisan Judaic and Western Proverbs and Expressions
Cultural Writing. Middle East Studies. Jewish Studies. Reference. THE WIT AND WISDOM OF THREE WORLDS is a unique collection of proverbs and sayings from Persian, Jewish and Western culture. Homayoon Aram, being an Iranian of Jewish faith living in the United States, is uniquely qualified to present the subject. Aram has selected about 4,000 proverbs and sayings from the world of Persian, Judaic and Western literature and has divided them into 129 diverse topics such as love, courage, charity, luck and war. The proverbs come from various sources: the Bible; the Talmud; sayings attributed to historic personalities; classic literature and modern literature. English proverbs are given and accompanied by their closest Persian equivalents.