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From Arash Kamngir to Robin Hood! Du Mythe Persian à la Légende de l'Angleterre!

From Arash Kamngir to Robin Hood! Du Mythe Persian à la Légende de l'Angleterre!

From Arash the Archer to Robin Hood! Arash Kamangir is a heroic archer-figure of Iranian mythology. The story of the bowman runs as follows: In a war between the Iranians and Turanians  over the "royal glory", the Turanian general Afrasiab has surrounded the forces of the righteous Manuchehr, and the two sides agree to make peace. Both reach an agreement that whatever land falls within the range of a bow-shot shall be returned to the Manuchehr and the Iranians, and the rest should then fall to Afrasiab. An angel instructs Manuchehr to construct a special bow and arrow, and Arash is asked to be the archer. Arash then fires the specially-prepared...

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