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Scheherazade:

see Thousand and One NightsThousand and One Nights
or Arabian Nights,
series of anonymous stories in Arabic, considered as an entity to be among the classics of world literature. The cohesive plot device concerns the efforts of Scheherezade, or Sheherazade, to keep her husband, King Shahryar (or
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Scheherazade

escapes being put to death by telling stories for 1001 nights. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
See: Cunning

Scheherazade

spins yams for Sultan for 1001 nights. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Scheherazade

forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
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Individuals throughout the orchestra have much to offer but none less than professional guest leader Shula Oliver who played heart-stopping Scheherezade themes with exquisite conviction.
He returned to dance and to the stage, where his most frequent role was as the Sultan in Scheherezade.
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She played Scheherezade in the miniseries ``Arabian Nights'' and appeared in the TV films ``Uprising'' and ``After the Storm.
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This, I suggest, is what Yolanda has sought since her childhood, when her early contact with books introduced her to the character of Scheherezade, the cunning young girl in The Tales of the Thousand and One Nights whose storytelling abilities save her life and her sister's.
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