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
Hayy ibn Yaqdhan
Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān (Arabic: حي بن يقظان‎ "Alive, son of Awake"; Latin: Philosophus Autodidactus "The Self-Taught Philosopher"; English: The Improvement of Human Reason: Exhibited in the...
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...
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...
Sadeq Hedayat
Sadegh (also spelled as Sadeq) Hedayat (Persian: صادق هدایت‎; February 17, 1903, Tehran - April 9, 1951, Paris) was an Iranian writer, translator and intellectual. He is one of the earliest Ira...
Sadeq Hedayat - Wikipedia
Hasht-Bihisht
"Hasht-Bihisht" (Persian: هشت بهشت‎ Hasht-behesht, lit. "The Eight Paradises") is a famous poem written by Amir Khusrow around 1302 AD. It is one of the five poems of Khusrow's Khamsa (Quintet)...
Hasht-Bihisht - Wikipedia
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
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...
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...
Faramarz Nama
:Faramarz-nama (Persian: فرامرز نامه‎) is a Persian epic recounting the adventures of the hero Faramarz who is the son of Rustam.
The history book Tarikh-i Sistan (history of Sistan) mention...
Faramarz Nama - Wikipedia
Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Beijing
The Monument to Nizami Ganjavi (Chinese: 纪念碑尼扎米•甘伽维), a great medieval Persian poet, is located in Beijing, the capital of China, in Beijing Chaoyang Park. Yuan Xikun, a well-known Chinese artist,...
Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Beijing - Wikipedia
Sad-dar
The Sad-dar or Saddar, literally Hundred Doors or chapters is a Persian book about Zoroastrianism. The hundred chapters are guidelines that Zoroastrians should follow. Sanskrit cognate is Shat-Dwar (S...
Sad-dar - Wikipedia