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By Wheeler M. Thackston

ISBN-10: 0936347503

ISBN-13: 9780936347509

A millennium of classical Persian poetry: a advisor to the analyzing & figuring out of Persian poetry from the 10th to the 20th century

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L J ' r. :... Ij J o;}.. :... J-:i ? ~ A-! u. ". A:- ? ~L:.. shmandn = ki d"s"mandn~am. 'CC8 nnd Medina lo w o n the horizon In the dircc,.. tion o r the Yemen, the stRr is associated with that country. ~i U. 24 A MILLENNIUM OF CLASSICAL PERSIAN POETRY the Seljuq Mu'iuuddln Malikshah (r. 1072-92). ervlce of Sultan Sanjar (r. 1097-1157). A master at the unforced metaphor and simplicity of diction, Mu'ini adopted and adapted themea: from the Arabic qasida (as here, the theme of the caravan) into his Persian poetry.

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