Persian poets
The list is not comprehensive, but is continuously being expanded and includes Persian poets as well as poets who write in Persian from Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Pakistan, Syria, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, ...
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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...
Mana Aghaee
Mana Aghaee (Persian: مانا آقایی ‎), born in 1973 in Bushehr, Bushehr Province, Iran, in southern Iran,is a Persian poet, translator and podcast producer. Since 1987 Mana Aghaee lives in Stockh...
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...
Mahmoud Seraji
Mahmoud Seraji (Persian محمود سراجی) is a contemporary Persian poet, and author of numerous books, born in 1934 in the small town of Astara by the Caspian Sea. Much of his writing has been authored un...
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Abū-Sa'īd Abul-Khayr
Abusa'id Abolkhayr or Abū-Sa'īd Abul-Khayr (Persian: ابوسعید ابوالخیر‎) (December 7, 967 - January 12, 1049), also known as Sheikh Abusaeid or Abu Sa'eed, was a famous Persian Sufi and poet who ...
Samarkand (novel)
Samarkand (French: Samarcande) is a 1988 historical fiction novel by the French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. The narrative revolves the 11th-century Persian poet Omar Khayyám and his poetry colle...
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Bashar ibn Burd
Bashār ibn Burd (714-783) (Arabic: بشار بن برد‎) nicknamed "al-Mura'ath" meaning the wattled, was a poet in the late Umayyad and the early Abbasid periods. Bashar was of Persian origin; his ...
Non-Euclidean geometry
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Zahir-al-Din Faryabi
Zahir-al-Din Abu-al-Fazl Tahir ibn Muhammad (Persian: ظهیرالدّین ابوالفضل طاهر بن محمد‎) mostly known as Zahir Faryabi (Persian: ظهیر فاریابی‎) was a 12th-century Persian poet. He was born...
Hamdallah Mustawfi
Ḥamdallāh Mustawfī Qazvīnī (1281–1349; Persian: حمدالله مستوفى قزوینی ‎) was a Persian historian, geographer and epic poet. Mustawfi is the author of Nozhat ol-Gholub (نزهه القلوب), Zafar-Nameh...
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Mohtasham Kaashaani
Mohtasham Kaashaani (Kamāl-al-Din Mohtasham Kāšāni, Persian: محتشم کاشانی, also known as Šams-al-šoʿarā) (1528–1588) was a Persian poet of Safavid’s period. He is mainly known by his elegy on martyrdo...
Nozhat al-Majales
Noz'hat al-Majāles (Persian: نزهة المجالس‎ "Joy of the Gatherings/Assemblies") is an anthology which contains around 4,100 Persian quatrains by some 300 poets of the 5th to 7th centuries AH (11t...
Omar Khayyam (crater)
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Abu-al-Faraj Runi
Abul Faraj Runi (Persian: ابوالفرج رونی‎), born in Lahore, was an 11th-century Persian court poet who wrote Mathnavi. His family came from Nishapur in Khorasan.He died at the turn of the 11th-12...
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Qiwam al-Din Muhammad al-Hasani
Qiwam al-Din Muhammad al-Hasani was a Persian physician of the late 17th century. Hasani was a scholar who is known to have been working in the city of Qazvin in Persia in the year 1694 CE. The Nation...
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Homam-e Tabrizi
Homam-e Tabrizi (Persian: همام الدین تبریزی‎) or HOMĀM-AL-DIN B. ʿALĀʾ TABRIZI (1238/39 to 1314/1315) was an Persian poet of the Ilkhanid era. He was a follower of Saadi and his poetry was most...
Awhadi Maraghai
Awhaduddin Awhadi Maragheie (also written Ohadi) (1271–1338) was a Persian poet from the city Maragha in Iran.He is usually surnamed Maraghei, but also mentioned as Awhadi Esfahani because his f...
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Sanai
Hakim Abul-Majd Majdūd ibn Ādam Sanā'ī Ghaznavi (Persian: حکیم ابوالمجد مجدود ‌بن آدم سنایی غزنوی‎) was a Persian poet who lived in Ghazni between the 11th century and the 12th century in what i...
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Qatran Tabrizi
Abū-Mansūr Qatrān-i Tabrīzī (Persian: قطران تبريزى‎, born 1009, died 1072) was a royal Persian poet.He was born in Sahar near Arrah, bihar Tabriz and was the most famous panegyrist of his time i...
Omar Khayyám
Omar Khayyám; born Ghiyāth ad-Dīn Abu'l-Fatḥ ʿUmar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī (/ˈoʊmɑr kaɪˈjɑːm, -ˈjæm, ˈoʊmər/; Persian: ‏غیاث ‌الدین ابوالفتح عمر ابراهیم خیام نیشابورﻯ‎, [xæjˈjɒːm]; 18 M...
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Asadi Tusi
Abu Mansur Ali ibn Ahmad Asadi Tusi (Persian: ابومنصور علی بن احمد اسدی طوسی‎) (born: 999/1000 Tus, Iranian province of Khorasan - died: 1072/1073 Tabriz, Iran) was a poet, linguist, and author....
Saadi (poet)
Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, Saadi Shirazi (Persian: ابومحمد مصلح الدین بن عبدالله شیرازی‎), better known by his pen-name Saʿdī (Persian: سعدی‎) or simply Saadi, was on...
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Adib Sabir
Shihabuddin Sharaful-udaba Sabir, known as Adib Sabir, was a 12th-century royal poet of Persia. Originating from Termedh, he was employed in the court of Sultan Sanjar.He is said to have also been us...
Omar Khayyam (film)
Omar Khayyam (also released as The Life, Loves and Adventures of Omar Khayyam and The Loves of Omar Khayyam) is an American movie directed by William Dieterle, filmed in 1956 (mostly on the Paramount...
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Abu'l Hasan Mihyar al-Daylami
Abu'l Hasan Mihyar al-Daylami (died 1037) was a Persian poet from Daylam during the Buyid period. Mihyar's poetry was dominated by metaphor, and he wrote in various poetic genres including ghazal, as ...
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Gulrukhsor Safieva
Golrokhsar Safi (born 1947) is a prominent Iranologist, Persian literary figure and Tajikistan's national poet. In the late 1970s Golrokhsar Safi was an editor-in-chief of the newspaper Pioneer of Taj...