World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Poems from the Divan of Hafiz

By Bell, Gertrude Lowthian

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003467410
Format Type: PDF eBook :
File Size:
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Poems from the Divan of Hafiz  
Author: Bell, Gertrude Lowthian
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, Islam, Khwaja Samsu D-din Muḥammad Hafez-e Shirazi
Collections: Classic Sacred Texts
Historic
Publication Date:
1897
Publisher: Sacred Text

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Bell, G. L. (1897). Poems from the Divan of Hafiz. Retrieved from http://nationalpubliclibrary.info/


Description
Description: Khwaja Samsu d-Din Muḥammad Hafez-e Shirazi, known by his pen name Hafez (1325/26–1389/90) was a Persian lyric poet. His collected works composed of series of Persian poetry (Divan) are to be found in the homes of most Iranians, who learn his poems by heart and use them as proverbs and sayings to this day. His life and poems have been the subject of much analysis, commentary and interpretation, influencing post-Fourteenth Century Persian writing more than any other author. Themes of his ghazals are the beloved, faith, and exposing hypocrisy. His influence in the lives of Iranians can be found in Hafez-readings (fāl-e hāfez), frequent use of his poems in Persian traditional music, visual art and Persian calligraphy. His tomb in Shiraz is a masterpiece of Iranian architecture and visited often. Adaptations, imitations and translations of Hafez' poems exist in all major languages. This collection includes a selection of forty-three poems translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell and an introduction to Hafiz and his poems by the translator.

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Islam, Score Isl (by )
  • stibr (by )
  • 'Lm-i L-i Kebr (by )
  • The Conference of Baghdad's Ulema, Score... (by )
  • Al-Fat Al-rabbn (by )
  • Bird Parliament, Score Bp (by )
  • Aml Al-Sayyid Al-Murta (by )
  • The Rubayyat of Omar Khayyam, Score Khay... (by )
  • Müdfa'A (by )
  • The Hadîqatu' L-haqîqat, Score Egt (by )
  • HATEM_1 
  • El-'Nyt Ür-rabbnye (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from National Public Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.