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With its rich literary tradition, including luminaries such as Rumi, Omar Khayyam, Hafez and Ferdowsi, the written and spoken word remains an endless source of inspiration and discovery in today’s Iran.

Attar’s Mausoleum in Nishapur

The well-known Persian poet and mystic, Farid Ud-din Attar Nishapuri, was born in c. 1145, and martyred in c. 1221. His mausoleum is located...
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1000 Poets Object to Iran-Turkey’s Joint UNESCO Submission of Rumi’s Masnavi

1000 Persian-speaking poets and literati signed a statement, entitled “Rumi Is a Poet from Balkh to Konya”, to voice their objection to a recent move by Iran and Turkey to jointly register the book Masnavi by the renowned poet Rumi in UNESCO, ignoring his birthplace Afghanistan.
Qom-Books

Qom is cultural hub of Islamic world

A religious affairs expert says religious books should help raise the readership's consciousness and self-awareness.
Farabi book of music

Farabi does not draw a line between music and math

A new translation of Al-Musiqa al-Kabir by prominent Iranian scientist Farabi has been launched.
World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

Iran’s Aradman Publications has published a book titled “The Garden of Luminaries” which provides the readers with a different outlook on the patterns of diverse painting schools and styles of the world’s prominent painters.

German Artist Displays Hafez-Inspired Paintings in Shiraz

German artist Günther Uecker has opened an exhibition of his paintings in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, all inspired by the sonnets of great Iranian poet, Hafez.
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Supreme Leader visits Tehran Book Fair (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of a visit by the Supreme Leader to the 28th Tehran International Book Fair.

Pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols published

A pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols has recently been published.
Tintin and Sinbad

Ayatollah Khamenei Writes Note in Praise of ‘Tintin and Sinbad’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has written a short comment to praise the Iranian teen book “Tintin and Sinbad”, which deals with the story of the western adventurer and reporter Tintin and the Middle Eastern sailor Sinbad.
Hamid Sabzevari

Leader and President Offer Condolences over Death of Poet Hamid Sabzevari

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani offered their condolences over the death of Hamid Sabzevari, an Iranian poet who is mostly known for the works he wrote about the Islamic Revolution.

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