Is Scheherazade Arabic?

About Scheherazade Scheherazade is an Arabic font with a design inspired by traditional typefaces such as Monotype Naskh, extended to cover the full Unicode Arabic repertoire. It is named after the heroine of the classic Arabian Nights tale.

What happened to Scheherazade?

At the end of 1,001 nights, and 1,000 stories, Scheherazade told the king that she had no more tales to tell him. During these 1,001 nights, the king had fallen in love with Scheherazade. He spared her life, and made her his queen.

How did Scheherazade help the king in Arabian Nights?

And so the King kept Scheherazade alive as he eagerly anticipated each new story, until, one thousand and one adventurous nights, and three sons later, the King had not only been entertained but wisely educated in morality and kindness by Scheherazade, who became his Queen.

Who is Scheherazade in One Thousand and One Nights?

Scheherazade (Persian: شهرزاد ‎ / ʃ ə ˌ h ɛr ə ˈ z ɑː d,-d ə /) is a major female character and the storyteller in the frame narrative of the Middle Eastern collection of tales known as the One Thousand and One Nights

Who was the Persian Queen in Arabian Nights?

Scheherazade or Shahrazad is a legendary Persian queen and the storyteller of One Thousand and One Nights. In Sir Richard F. Burton’s translation of The Nights, Shahrazad was described in this way: “[Shahrazad] had perused the books, annals and legends of preceding Kings, and the stories…

What was the story of Scheherazade and the Sultan?

Scheherazade and the sultan by the Iranian painter Sani ol molk (1849–1856) Narration [ edit ] The story goes that the monarch Shahryar , on discovering that his first wife was unfaithful to him, resolved to marry a new virgin every day and have her beheaded the next morning before she could dishonour him.