Ancient Mysteries: Legends of the Arabian
- Rated UNR
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 12/19/2006
Few modern authors have not been influenced by THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. But what is the origin of THE ARABIAN NIGHTS stories? Over a thousand years ago a legend is told about a beautiful young woman who would save her life by telling adventure tales to a murderous sultan for a thousand and one nights. The tales she weaved are set in India Persia Egypt Turkey and China and came to be known as the ARABIAN NIGHTS or a THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS. Is there any truth to the stories of Aladdin Sinbad and Ali Baba? Why are they driven by the presence of genies and magic? Who wrote the tales and why in the age of STAR WARS have these stories remained timeless? Journey with US into an era long veiled in mystery as we enter the timeless world of THE ARABIAN NIGHTS.