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...
The Mountain Wreath
The Mountain Wreath (Serbian: Горски вијенац / Gorski vijenac) is a poem and a play, a masterpiece of Serbian literature, written by Prince-Bishop and poet Petar II Petrović-Njegoš.Njegoš wrote Th...
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 ...
Telugu poetry
Telugu poetry is verse originating in the southern provinces of India, predominantly from modern Andhra Pradesh and some corners of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Telugu language literature is 3500 yea...
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...
Waṣf
Waṣf is an ancient style of Arabic poetry. In waṣf love poems, each part of a lover's body is described and praised in turn, often using exotic, extravagant, or even far-fetched metaphors. The Song of...
List of kennings
A kenning (Old Norse kenning [cʰɛnːiŋɡ], Modern Icelandic [cʰɛnːiŋk]) is a circumlocution (an ambiguous or roundabout figure of speech) used instead of an ordinary noun in Old Norse, Old English and l...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Bible translations into Romanian
The first complete translation to Romanian was done in 1688 (called "Biblia de la Bucureşti"). The Old Testament was translated by Moldavian-born Nicolae Milescu in Constantinople. The translator used...
Kokot (magazine)
Ulderiko Donadini (April 8, 1894 – May 10, 1923) was a Croatian novelist, dramatist and short story writer.
He was born in Plaški, a village in Karlovac County, Croatia, to a family originating fr...
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...
Scotland in the modern era
Scotland in the modern era, from the end of the Jacobite risings and beginnings of industrialisation in the 18th century to the present day, has played a major part in the economic, military and polit...
Danish literature
Danish literature, a subset of Scandinavian literature, stretches back to the Middle Ages. The earliest preserved texts from Denmark are runic inscriptions on memorial stones and other objects, some o...
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...
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...
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 ...