The King and the Fisherman (A Book of Persian Fairy Tales, 1906) By Henry Altemus

THE countries washed by the great rivers Tigris and Euphrates were once ruled by a certain King who was passionately fond of fish. He was seated one day with Sherem, his wife, in the royal gardens that stretch down to the banks of the Tigris, at the point where it is spanned by the wonderful … Continue reading The King and the Fisherman (A Book of Persian Fairy Tales, 1906) By Henry Altemus