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The Arabian Nights - Chapter 10, The Tale of Ma'an Son of Zaidah and the Badawi Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, The Tale of Ma'an Son of Zaidah and the Badawi Summary

The Emir Ma'an Son of Zaidah is out hunting gazelles when he becomes separated from the rest of his company. He meets a nomad who appears out of the desert riding an ass. The men greet and Ma'an asks the Badawi where he came from and the man answers that he has come from the land of Kuza'ah with the best of his cucumber crop to sell to the generous Emir Ma'an. The Emir, amused that the Badawi does not recognize him, asks him what price he hopes to get for the cucumbers and the man says 1,000 dinars. The Emir asks what he will take if the Emir says the price is too high. The man says 500 dinars. They repeat this exchange down...

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