Persian literature
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
Persian literature - Wikipedia
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Literary criticism in Iran
Literary criticism (Persian: نقد ادبی‎) is a relatively young discipline in Iran since there had been no comparable tradition of literary criticism before the nineteenth century, when European i...
Persian satire
Persian satire refers to satires in Persian literature.
The Arabic poetic genre of hija (satirical poetry) was introduced after the Islamic conquest of Persia. The Greek dramatic genre of comedy w...
Persian satire - Wikipedia
List of Persian poets and authors
The list is not comprehensive, but is continuously being expanded and includes Persian writers and poets from Iran. This list is alphabetized by chronological order. Although a few authors in this li...
List of Persian poets and authors - Wikipedia
Persian poetry
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
Persian poetry - Wikipedia
Muhammad Iqbal
Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Urdu: محمد اقبال‎) (9 November 1877 – 21 April 1938), widely known as Allama Iqbal (علامہ اقبال), was a philosopher, poet, mystic and politician in British India who is w...
Muhammad Iqbal - Wikipedia
Middle Persian literature
Middle Persian literature is the corpus of written works composed in Middle Persian, that is, the Middle Iranian dialect of Persia proper, the region in the south-western corner of the Iranian plateau...
Iranian philosophy
Iranian philosophy or Persian philosophy can be traced back as far as to Old Iranian philosophical traditions and thoughts which originated in ancient Indo-Iranian roots and were considerably influenc...
Iranian philosophy - Wikipedia
Shahnameh
The Shahnameh or Shahnama (Persian: شاهنامه‎ [ʃɒːhnɒːˈme], "The Book of Kings") is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 977 and 1010 CE and is the national epic of G...
Shahnameh - Wikipedia
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Academy of Persian Language and Literature
Iran's Academy of Persian Language and Literature (Persian: فرهنگستان زبان و ادب پارسی, pronounced [færhæŋɡestɒːn e zæbɒːn væ ædæb e Pɒːrsiː]) is a body controlled by the Iranian government presiding ...
Kadi Burhan al-Din
Kadi Burhan al-Din Ahmed (Azerbaijani: Qazi Bürhanəddin, Turkish: Kadı Burhaneddin; died 1398) was vizier and atabeg to the Eretnid rulers of Anatolia. In 783 AH (1381–1382) he took over Eret...
The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
Gazel
Gazel is a form of Turkish music that has almost died out. While in other parts of the Central Asian world, gazel is synonymous with ghazal, in Turkey it denotes an improvised form of solo singing tha...
Gazel - Wikipedia
Mirza Malkom Khan
Mirza Malkam Khan (1833-1908), also spelled as Malkom Khan, was a prominent Iranian modernist, preoccupied with the transformation of Iran into a modern state. The most remarkable aspect of his work w...
Mirza Malkom Khan - Wikipedia
Basit
Basīṭ (Arabic: بسيط‎), or al-basīṭ (البسيط), is a compound meter used in classical Arabic poetry. The word literally means "extender" in Arabic. The metrical form is as follows (the letter L...
Arabic prosody
ʿArūḍ or Arud (Arabic: العروض‎ al-ʿarūḍ) is often called the Science of Poetry (Arabic: علم الشعر‎ ʿilm aš-šiʿr). Its laws were laid down by Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (d. 786...
One Thousand and One Nights
One Thousand and One Nights (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎ Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah) is a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Gol...
One Thousand and One Nights - Wikipedia
An Analytic History of Persian Modern Poetry
An Analytic History of Persian Modern Poetry (Persian: تاریخ تحلیلی شعر نو‎) is a research work on Persian contemporary poetry by Shams Langeroodi, first published in 1998.
The book is in 4 ...
Timeline of Ahmad Shamlou's life
Ahmad Shamloo (Persian: احمد شاملو‎, Ahmade Šāmlū [æhˈmæd(-e) ʃˈɒːmluː], also known under his pen name A. Bamdad (Persian: ا. بامداد‎)) (December 12, 1925 – July 24, 2000) was a Persian po...