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The Three Princes of Serendip

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"The Three Princes of Serendip" was originally written and compiled by Cristforo Almeno and Michere Trameggino of Venice in 1557 as a collection of the Arabian and Indian allegories.
Serendip is an archaic word representing of Ceylon, present Sri Lanka.
The story begins with discreet banishment of three sons by the King .
The adventure of the three princes then starts.

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The word "Serendipity", meaning the fact of the pleasant happening by chance as were experienced by the three princes in the story, was created by Dr. Horace Walpole in 1754, suggesting that many discoveries are resulted by a pleasant happening as Serendipity.
The book "The Three Princes of Serendip" by Elizabeth Jasmineand Hodges Athenem in 1964 is in English and recently fully translated from original story in Japanese by You Tokuhasi and other members.
Travels and Adventures of SERENDIPITY by Merton and Barber is a book for the specialists of social science as well as for the those who is interesting in the
world of Serendipity.
The scenario of the "The Three Princes of Serendip" story is sofiticated.
Fragrance plays very important roll at the serious scene in the story in original version but at one occasion, resuting in contemporary happy end for the King Bafurahm whom the Three Princes met and by whom they were led to curious but very happy experiences of Serendipity.
Seven Episodes told by storytellers invited by the King at colorful seven Palaces are suggestive and somehow instructive . In Hodges version 'Dragon' plays important role throug the story and you will often find fragrance as well.
Adventures by Three Princes will bring you to the world of "A thousand and One nights" of the Serendipity.Your goddess of happiness may awake in the book.

The original story books at the moment are Italian and Japanese, we are expecting to have the same in English.

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