Tag: Iranian literature

May 17 – Omar Khayyam Day Celebrated in Iran

To much of the world and certainly to English-speaking readers, he is the poet of beautiful Rubaiyat (quatrains), but Omar Khayyam is also known and loved by Iraniand as a great philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer.

Iran Commemorates Poet Ferdowsi

Iranian cultural centers in Tehran and Mashhad are commemorating Abulqasem Ferdowsi, the poet of the Persian epic masterpiece Shahnameh, during a six-day celebration which began on Monday.

Tomb of Omar Khayyam (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of the tomb of Omar Khayyam, a famous Persian poet who was born and laid to rest in Neishabour.

In memory of the spokesman of Iranian people and history

An Iranian researcher has said that posterity will remember and focus on Hafez, who is the spokesman of the Iranian people.

On Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi with Brad Gooch

In an interview Brad Gooch, an American biographer, weighs in on his latest project on Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi.

Hafez Day commemorated in Shiraz

Special ceremonies are held in Shiraz, southern Iran, to mark Hafez Day.
Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released

The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.

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