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Zahhak hears Kava's complaint
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Zahhak orders his courtiers to sign their names to scroll affirming his righteous rule. The blacksmith Kava arrives before the king and complains that, having already lost 17 sons to the snakes, his last son has now also been taken from him. Zahhak sets his son free and orders Kava to add his name to the scroll.
 
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Mohl Bertels Khaleghi- Motlagh Mohl Warner
Volume 1 1 1 1
Page 79 66 61-63 154-156
Verse Start 194 184
Verse End 232 210
 
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