08 Aug 2020

Category: Islam

Islam

Nizami: Layla & Majnun 

NIZAMI: LAYLA AND MAJNUN Translation & Introduction Paul Smith It is impossible to underestimate the effect of Nizami’s ‘Layla and Majnun’ on the world over the past 800 years. Many poets throughout this period have copied or been influenced by his story of the young…

Islam

NIZAMI: THE TREASURY OF MYSTERIES 

NIZAMI: THE TREASURY OF MYSTERIES Translation & Introduction Paul Smith “The Makhzanol Asrar (The Treasury of Mysteries), the most beautiful mystic poem in the Persian language, has both perfection of language and grandeur of thought. Every line of his Treasury of Mysteries is a living…