Djinn in the 1001 arabian nights

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Just like fairies, they may reward the protagonist, or unfairly punish them. As some of the jinn remained true to Solomon and Allah, others became evil and rebellious.

The jinni, eager to show off, shrank and placed himself back into the bottle to demonstrate his abilities. Aladdin and the Magic Lamp and the Genie in the Bottle This collection of tales was what introduced the mystery of the east to the west.

Illustration by Walter Crane, If you are wealthy and have means and luxury you can finally sit outside with your family and tell stories by the fire. Before disappearing, the jinni told the fisherman to give the fish to the Sultan. He inquires about a particular house in one of the neighborhoods and is told that it is haunted by jinn and that anyone who stays the night there dies before morning.

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One such cycle of Arabic tales centres around a small group of historical figures from 9th-century Baghdad, including the caliph Harun al-Rashid diedhis vizier Jafar al-Barmaki d. The tales vary widely: they include historical tales, love stories, tragedies, comedies, poems, burlesquesand various forms of erotica.

The original core of stories was quite small.

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