What Is a Dastan?

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Dastan, Persian word for story, is a form of oral history whose origin is Central Asia. A Dastan usually revolves around a person who defends his tribe from invaders and enemies, though this person may be a fictional character. The Dastan is used as a teaching tool as well as having a wealth of cultural history.
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Dastan, the Prince's name in the movie Prince of Persia, means "story" in Persian. A Dastan usually conveys values and traditions.
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