33-Ali Baba: Inheritance

By |2021-02-10T09:59:17-05:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

As we've come to expect, the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, perhaps the second most famous story from One Thousand and One Nights, is much more violent than modern adaptations would have us believe. Medieval Persia was a dangerous place, and you needed to have your wits, a lot of luck, and apparently an [...]