"He taught him horsemanship, archery and how to wield lasso, rein and stirrup, and what and when and how, the rites of of convivial society, of formal ceremony and the symposium; hawking, falconry and how to hunt with the cheetah; what was justice or the lack of it; what the throne and the crown meant; how to deliver orations and how to go to war and lead an army."
The Shahnameh (courtesy of R.A.W.)
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Dutch Salmon and I will be signing at an afternoon- long event in Deming, on Saturday 15 December, at the bookstore of "dog- in- laws" Dan and Margaret. Be there!