Ferdowsi

Ferdowsi was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ('The Book of Kings'), which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet and the national epic of Greater Iran.

Books

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  1. 1. Shahnameh

    "Shahnameh" is an epic poem that chronicles the history of pre-Islamic Persia, from the creation of the world up until the Islamic conquest of Persia in the 7th century. This literary masterpiece intertwines myth, history, and folklore to tell the stories of legendary kings, heroes, and villains, such as the tragic hero Rostam and the tyrant Zahhak. The narrative also explores themes of love, loss, and moral dilemmas, providing a rich and nuanced portrayal of Persian culture and identity.

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