What you would expect to find in a gaming supplement dedicated to the tales of a thousand and one nights. What do you get with GURPS Arabian Nights?. GURPS Classic: Arabian Nights – Open Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps flashing scimitars and scheming viziers crusaders. GURPS Arabian Nights has 27 ratings and 1 review. — By the top-selling co- author of GURPS Sesame! Flying carpets and magic lamps.

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Confront the terrible shapeshifting djinni, creatures of smokeless fire. More recently, filmmakers, fantasy writers and historical novelists have found many possibilities in the early Islamic setting. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Far gurpd the sea, a sailor stares in awe at an egg as big as the domes of the great mosques of Baghdad.

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Pexa rated it liked it Sep gurpss, Women are often oppressed and kept in harems, but they can also wield political and social power, and even become merchants or scholars. See the Biblwgraphy pp.

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Please make payment by PayPal. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Then again, the original distorts both reality and older tales. This chapter is about the world from which the stories came. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an gur;s that is not as described in the listing. Not only merchants, but shop-keepers, are common figures in the stories. Incidentally, all of my Steve Jackson Games books, and a nighgs of my efforts for other companies are available in electronic form from the company’s online storewhich also carries any of nihhts which are currently in print in paper form.

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Collacentaur added it Aug 21, This continues for thee years. Back to home page. The tale is based, extremely loosely, on the life hurps the sixth-centluy poet ‘Antarah ibn-Sheddad al-Absi; a courtier of Haroun alRashid allegedly collected it. However, careful use of modem sources can be profitable. Read more about the condition. Grps Tucker marked it as to-read Oct 24, I’d either get jealous if they did it right, or angry niights they did it wrong.

There is a widespread belief in magic; this mostly involves the djinn — powerful, intelligent beings, who may be good but who are more often tricky to deal with.

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Back to home page. Mithraism was another variant of the Persian worship of purity and solar fi. The result was a sophisticated culture, a center of trade and a target for more conquerors. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Rindis rated it liked it Nov 04, Select a valid country. However, the stories within the framework must have changed and evolved over the centuries.

He also eventually learns that he is descended from African kings. Mitra, Vanma and Indra. Next up was Transhuman Space: It was favored by emperors, but died out when Rome became officially Christian. Seller information hikingviking Bioroid Bazaarand I have a couple more PDF projects scheduled for the year, along with an actual, real hope that the new edition of the Discworld RPG will finally make it out the door this year.

This variant survived the conquests of Alexander, and enjoyed a resurgence in the Roman Empire, where it became a faith for the legion soldiers. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Phil currently works as a freelance programmer when necessary and writer when possible. Reinsel Reading added it Jun 21, See other items More Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Muslim lands of the time felt themselves invaded and assaulted; their reaction was to create a tradition of suspicion of “Christendom.