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Shahnameh free pdf Originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan in the 10th century, "Shahnameh" is one of the most important pieces of Persian literature. This prodigious narrative tells the story of pre-Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the seventh century. The sweep and psychological depth of the "Shahnameh" is nothing less than magnificent. Now one of the greast translators of Persian poetry, Dick Davis, presents Ferdowsi's masterpiece in an elegant combination of prose and verse.

About Abolqasem Ferdowsi

Abolqasem Ferdowsi (940 - 1020) is the preeminent poet in the Persian language and one the greatest poets of his time in any language. Dick Davis is the premier translator of Persian poetry at work today. Azar Nafisi is the author of the bestselling Reading Lolita in Teheran.

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Author : Abolqasem Ferdowsi
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 28 June 2007
ISBN : 0143104934
EAN : 9780143104933
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 992 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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