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Both The Golden Ass by Apuleius and Metamorphoses by Ovid extend the depths of framing to several degrees. Another early example is the One Thousand and One Nights where the general story is narrated by an unknown narrator, and in this narration the stories are told by Scheherazade. In many of Scheherazade’s narrations, there are also stories narrated, and even in some of these, there are some other stories. An example of this is “The Three Apples”, a murder mystery narrated by Scheherazade. Within the story, after the murderer reveals himself, he narrates a flashback of events leading up to the murder. Within this flashback, an unreliable narrator tells a story to mislead the would-be murderer, who later discovers that he was misled after another character narrates the truth to him. As the story concludes, the “Tale of Núr al-Dín Alí and his Son” is narrated within it. This perennially popular work can be traced back to Arabic, Persian, and Indian storytelling traditions.