Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani, Persian Man of Letters

Scene from The Maqamat of al-Hamadani

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 969, Hamadan, Iran
  • Death: Unknown Date, 1007, Herat, Afghanistan
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian man of letters who wrote the Maqamat al-Hamadhani (The Maqamat of al-Hamadani), 52 stories about a rogue named Abu al-Fath al-Iskandari

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