Ferdowsi, Persian Poet
(c. 940-1020)

Statue of Ferdowsi in Tehran

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Abu'l-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi
  • Known as: Ferdowsi
  • Date: c. 940-c. 1020
  • Place: Iran
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian poet; wrote the Shahnameh (Book of Kings), the national epic of Greater Iran
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP

Let's consider this a placeholder as I build out the site.
Once that's done, I'll be back to fill in the details--an essay,
links to online and Amazon books, and more. I'll be posting
updates on Facebook and Twitter. Follow along!

Until I get to it, there's always Wikipedia!

No comments:

Post a Comment