Div-e-Sepid
In the Persian epic of Shahnameh Div-e Sepid, or Div-e Sefid, (Lit.White Demon) is the chieftain of the Divs (Persian for Demons) of Mazandaran. He is a huge being. He possesses great physical strengt...
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Borzu Nama
The Borzu Nama (pronounced as BORZŪ-NĀMA) (Persian: برزو نامه‎) is an Persian epic poem of ca. 65,000 couplets recounting the exploits and adventures of the legendary hero Borzu, son of Sohrab ...
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Bizhan Nama
BĪŽAN-NAMA (Persian: بیژن نامه‎), is an Persian epic poem of ca. 1,900 couplets relating the adventures of the legendary hero Bīžan son of Giv. Zabiollah Safa, an Iranian literary scholars note...
Bahman Nama
The Bahman-nama (Persian: بهمن نامه‎) is a Persian epic poem of 9500 Distichs (couplets) about Bahman the son of Esfandiyar of the royal Kayanid dynasty. The earliest attestation of this work i...
What should then be done O people of the East
Pas Chih Bayad Kard ay Aqwam-i-Sharq (or What should then be done O people of the East) was a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal in Persian, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinen...
The Secrets of Selflessness
Rumuz-e-Bekhudi (Persian: رموز بیخودی‎; or The Secrets of Selflessness; published in Persian, 1918) was the second philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, a poet-philosopher of the Indian sub...
Haft Awrang
Haft Awrang (Persian: هفت اورنگ‎, meaning "Seven Thrones") by the Persian poet Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman Jami is a classic of Persian literature composed some time between 1468 to 1485. Jami comp...
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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...
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Masnavi (poetic form)
Masnavi, or mathnawī, is the name of a poem written in rhyming couplets, or more specifically, "a poem based on independent, internally rhyming lines". Most mathnawī followed a meter of eleven, or occ...
Vis and Rāmin
Vis and Rāmin (Persian: ويس و رامين‎, Vis o Rāmin) is an ancient Persian love story. The epic was composed in poetry by the Persian poet Asad Gorgani (فخرالدين اسعد گرگانی) in the 11th century....
Bijan and Manijeh
Bijan and Manijeh (also Bizhan and Manizheh, Persian بيژن و منيژه - Bīžan-o Manīža) is a love story in Ferdowsi's Shahnameh (Shāh-Nāmeh, The Epic of Kings). Bijan was the son of Giv, a famous Iranian ...
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام‎) is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of a selection of poems, originally written in Persian and numbering about a...
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Persian Psalms
Zabur-i-Ajam (زبور عجم, Persian Psalms) is a philosophical poetry book, written in Persian, of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinent. It was published in 1927.
Zabur-...
Kush Nama
Kush-Nama (Persian: کوش نامه‎), is a Persian epic poem and part of a mythical history of Iran written by Ḥakim Iranshān (or Irānshāh) b. Abu'l-Khay between the years 501-04/1108-11.
A critic...
Gift from Hijaz
Armaghan-i-Hijaz (Urdu: ارمغان حجاز‎; or Gift from Hijaz; published in Persian, 1938) was a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of Islam.
This work, pub...
Message from the East
Payam-i-Mashriq (Urdu: پیامِ مشرق‎; or Message from the East; published in Persian, 1923) is a philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of the Indian subcontinen...
Banu Goshasp
Banu Goshasp (Persian: بانو گشسپ‎) or Goshasp Banu is an important heroine in Iranian mythology. She is the daughter of Rustam and the wife of the hero Giv. She is mentioned in several Persian...
Moses and the Shepherd (story)
Moses and the Shepherd is a story from the poet Rumi’s work Masnavi. the story is a Persian poem that is about a conversation on the condemning by Moses of the shepherd's devotional prayer.
Winter (poem)
Winter is the title of the most famous poem by Mehdi Akhavan Sales (1928–1990) the contemporary Iranian poet which was published in 1956. It was composed in Persian and has been translated into other ...
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...
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Javid Nama
The Javid Nama (Persian: جاوید نامہ‎), or Book of Eternity, is a Persian book of poetry written by Allama Muhammad Iqbal and published in 1932. It is considered to be one of the masterpieces of ...
Yusuf and Zulaikha
Yusuf and Zulaikha is the Quranic verse of Yusuf (Joseph) and Zulaikha (the person known in the Bible as Potiphar's wife and whose name is not given there). It has been told and retold countless times...
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The Secrets of the Self
Asrar-i-Khudi (Persian: اسرار خودی‎; or The Secrets of the Self; published in Persian, 1915) was the first philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of British India ...