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Rare Copy of Master Ferdowsi's Shahnameh Found in Nepal

 

 

Thursday, 15 August 2001

 


TEHRAN -- The Nepali police have announced that a rare copy of Master Ferdowsi's Shâhnâmeh (The Epic of Kings) has been found. The manuscript had been stolen from the Katmandu  National Museum 22 years ago.

 

The Nepali police said that they arrested three men who wanted to sell the book for $800,000. According to experts, the book is worth millions of dollars.

 

Source: Tehran Times
 

 

 

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