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"Ramadan" is the story of Haroun Al Raschid's Arabian kingdom. His kingdom has the best of all worlds. It is a palace of wisdom — full of scholars, geographers, mathematicians, translators, astronomers and scribes. His palace is full of pleasures: a harem made up of women of all nationalities and young boys also there to please their ruler. His palace is full of wonders from all over the world, too. Magicians perform to entertain. Astrologers tell the will of their god Allah by reading the stars. Sorcerers and enchanters are also part of the palace court. There are plenty of poets and musicians, too.

Even during this era, the ruler has many mechanical toys that dance to music or sing or talk. Other strange sites include talking animals and men with animal heads instead of human ones.

Haroun is a wise man. During his...

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