ales from the Arabian Nights is one of the oldest continuously circulated collections of
shorts stories in the world. It consists of well-known Arabic folk tales penned during the
Islamic Golden Age, including “Aladdin’s Lamp,” “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” “The
Three Apples,” “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor,” and many more. Since their
origins they have inspired countless adaptations, most notably the Disney film Aladdin.