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  • Calormen is a thinly disguised Middle East, with C. S. Lewis also adding Archenland to the geography beyond Narnia.

    Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy.

  • Shasta narrowly escapes being sold into slavery, journeys with a talking horse named Bree from Calormen to Narnia.

    Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy.

  • The discover a plot by the evil Rabadash of Calormen to invade Narnia.

    Chronicles of Narnia: The Horse and His Boy.

  • THIS is the story of an adventure that happened in Narnia and Calormen and the lands between, in the Golden Age when Peter was High King in Narnia and his brother and his two sisters were King and Queens under him.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • He didn't know what the yellow soft thing they smeared on the toast was, because in Calormen you nearly always get oil instead of butter.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • And after the old Tisroc's death when Rabadash became Tisroc in his place he turned out the most peaceable Tisroc Calormen had ever known.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • His face was dark, but this did not surprise Shasta because all the people of Calormen are like that; what did surprise him was the man's beard which was dyed crimson, and curled and gleaming with scented oil.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • Our last happy day was before those ambassadors came from Calormen.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • During his reign, and to his face, he was called Rabadash the Peacemaker, but after his death and behind his back he was called Rabadash the Ridiculous, and if you look him up in a good History of Calormen (try the local library) you will find him under that name.

    The Horse And His Boy

  • Luckily Shasta had lived all his life too far south in Calormen to have heard the tales that were whispered in Tashbaan about a dreadful Narnian demon that appeared in the form of a lion.

    The Horse And His Boy

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