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...
Mera Pakistani Safarnama
Mera Pakistani Safarnama is a Punjabi travelogue by actor-writer Balraj Sahni. This book describes his 1960 tour through Pakistan.
Ratirahasya
The Ratirahasya (Sanskrit रतिरहस्य ) (translated in English as Secrets of Love, also known as the Koka Shastra) is a medieval Indian sex manual written by Kokkoka, a poet, who is variously described...
Poète maudit
A poète maudit ([pɔɛt modi], accursed poet) is a poet living a life outside or against society. Abuse of drugs and alcohol, insanity, crime, violence, and in general any societal sin, often resulting ...
Poète maudit - Wikipedia
Out of Africa
Out of Africa is a memoir by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then ca...
Out of Africa - Wikipedia
Hamsa (literature)
Hamsa (also Khamsah, Khamsa, Khamseh, Hamsah) in Persian and Turkish literature, is a set of five long epic poems composed in rhyming couplet, or masnavi, form. Khamseh takes its name from the five gr...
Albanian literature
The Albanian literature is the literature written in the Albanian language. It may also refer to literature written by Albanians or in Albania.
The expansion of the Ottoman Empire pushed many Alba...
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Lahuta e Malcís
Lahuta e Malcís (The Highland Lute) is the Albanian national epic poem, complete and published by the Albanian friar and poet Gjergj Fishta in 1937. It is written in the Gheg Albanian language, with 3...
Lahuta e Malcís - Wikipedia
Heimdalargaldr
Heimdalargaldr (Old Norse "Heimdallr's galdr") is an Old Norse poem about the god Heimdallr of Norse mythology. The poem is mentioned in two books of the 13th century Prose Edda book—Gylfaginning and ...
List of Khowar-language poets
This is a list of Khowar language poets, arranged by date of birth. The italic text after the poet's name is their takhallus, or nom de plume.
Brussels Cross
The Brussels Cross or Drahmal Cross is an Anglo-Saxon cross-reliquary of the early 11th century, now in the treasury of the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral, Brussels. Badly damaged and with its o...
Brussels Cross - Wikipedia
Pastourelle
The pastourelle ([pastuʁɛl]; also pastorelle, pastorella, or pastorita is a typically Old French lyric form concerning the romance of a shepherdess. In most of the early pastourelles, the poet knight...
The Building of Skadar
The Building of Skadar or The Walling of the Skadar or The Founding of Skadar (Serbian: Зидање Скадра) is a poem of the pre-Kosovo cycle of Serbian epic poetry. It is based on the motif of human s...
Cornelius Severus
Cornelius Severus was an Augustan Age Roman epic poet who is mentioned in Quintilian and Ovid. Quintilian attests to an epic about the Sicilian Wars, Bellum Siculum, and Ovid refers to a long poem on...
Nemzeti dal
The Nemzeti dal ("National Song") is a poem written by Sándor Petőfi that is said to have inspired the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Petőfi read the poem aloud on March 15 in Vörösmarty Square in Buda...
Bullah Ki Jaana
Bullah Ki Jaana (Punjabi: بُلھا کی جاناں , ਬੁੱਲ੍ਹਾ ਕੀ ਜਾਣਾਂ ) is one of the most-known Kafi poems written by the Punjabi Sufi saint Bulleh Shah.In the 1990s Junoon, a rock band from Pakistan, rend...
Runestones of Högby
The Runestones of Högby are runestones located in the village of Högby in Östergötland, Sweden, but the name Högby runestone (Swedish: Högbystenen) usually refers to the notable Ög 81. It is famous fo...
Runestones of Högby - Wikipedia
Théâtre de l'Œuvre
The Théâtre de l'Œuvre is a Paris theatre, located atop cité Monthiers, at 55 rue de Clichy in the 9° arrondissement in Paris, France. It is best known as the theatre where Alfred Jarry’s nihilistic f...
Théâtre de l'Œuvre - Wikipedia
Bible translations into Czech
The Czech literature of the Middle Ages is very rich in translations of Biblical books, made from the Vulgate. During the 14th century all parts of the Bible seem to have been translated at different ...
Bible translations into Czech - Wikipedia
Turkish poetry
Poetry of the Republic of Turkey covers the "Turkish Poetry" beginning with 1911 with the national literature movement.In the early years of the Republic of Turkey, there were a number of poetic trend...
South African poetry
The poetry of South Africa covers a broad range of themes, forms and styles. This article discusses the context that contemporary poets have come from and identifies the major poets of South Africa, t...
Sagesse
Sagesse (literal trans. "Wisdom") is a volume of French poetry by Paul Verlaine. First published in 1880 (see 1880), it was important in the symbolist and modernist movements. The subject matter of th...