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04 June 2023 / 15. Zil-Qad 1444

Publication: The Wise Fool of Baghdad

Updated 11 December 2013

The Wise Fool of Baghdad is an insightful collection of true stories from the life of Bahlool Dana, who feigned madness to escape the oppression of the ruling class in Baghdad circa the 8th century AD.  As a result, Bahlool dispensed wisdom in strange and amusing ways.

Developed with sacred Qur’an verses and traditional sayings inscribed in stunning Arabic calligraphy, ‘The Wise Fool of Baghdad’ brings forth beautiful life lessons and inspiration for the young and old alike.

Each comic in this beautiful illustrated collection is followed by thought-provoking morals and insights, also making it an ideal teaching tool for parents and teachers.

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