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Rostam And Sohrab
The tragedy of Rostam
Rostam
and Sohrab
Sohrab
forms part of the 10th-century Persian epic Shahnameh
Shahnameh
by the Persian poet Ferdowsi. It tells the tragic story of the heroes Rostam
Rostam
and his son, Sohrab.Contents1 Plot 2 Adaptations 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] Rostam
Rostam
lived in Sistan, Iran
Iran
(also known as Persia), hero and one of the favorites of King Kaykavous. Once, following the traces of his lost horse, he enters the kingdom of Samangan
Samangan
where he becomes the guest of the king during the search for his horse. There, Rostam
Rostam
meets princess Tahmina. She admires Rostam
Rostam
and knows of his reputation. She goes into his room at night and asks if he will give her a child and in return, she will bring his horse
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Persian Language
Persian (/ˈpɜːrʒən/ or /ˈpɜːrʃən/), also known by its endonym Farsi[8][9] (فارسی fārsi [fɒːɾˈsiː] ( listen)), is one of the Western Iranian languages within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan
Afghanistan
(officially known as Dari since 1958),[10] and Tajikistan
Tajikistan
(officially known as Tajiki since the Soviet era),[11] and some other regions which historically were Persianate societies and considered part of Greater Iran
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Uzeyir Hajibeyov
Uzeyir bey Abdul Huseyn oglu Hajibeyov (Azerbaijani: Üzeyir bəy Əbdülhüseyn oğlu Hacıbəyov, Azerbaijani pronunciation: [yzeˈjiɾ ˌhɑd͡ʒɯˈbæjov] / عزیر حاجی‌بیوو; Russian: Узеир Абдул-Гусейн оглы Гаджибеков; September 18, 1885, Shusha
Shusha
(Aghjabadi village), Russian Empire
Russian Empire
– November 23, 1948, Baku, Azerbaijani SSR, Soviet Union) was a soviet composer conductor, publicist, playwright, teacher, translator, and social figure of Azerbaijani origin. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani composed classical music and opera. Uzeyir Hajibeyov
Uzeyir Hajibeyov
composed the music of the national anthem of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Democratic Republic (which was re-adopted after Azerbaijan regained its independence from the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
in 1991)
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Bizhan Nama
BĪŽAN-NAMA (Persian: بیژن نامه‎) is a Persian epic poem of ca. 1,900 couplets relating the adventures of the legendary hero Bīžan son of Giv.[1] Zabiollah Safa, an Iranian literary scholars notes that a large number verses of thies epic were taken from the Bīžan and Manīža in Ferdowsī’s Šāh-nāma. Jalal Matini after closely postulated that the epic is mainly a copy of Ferdowsī’s story with some verses added by the author and some of Ferdowsi’s omitted. References[edit]^ William Hanaway, Jr., "BĪŽAN-NAMA" in Encyclopaedia Iranica
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Mohammad-Amin Riahi
Mohammad-Amin Riahi
Mohammad-Amin Riahi
(Persian: محمدامین ریاحی‎; 1 June 1923, Khoy
Khoy
– 15 May 2009, Tehran) was a prominent Iranian literary scholar of Persian literature, a historian, writer and statesman.[1] Apart from being one of the authors of Dehkhoda Dictionary
Dehkhoda Dictionary
and Encyclopædia Iranica, he was the author and editor of several well-known scholarly books. Mohammad-Amin Riahi
Mohammad-Amin Riahi
received his PHD on Persian literature from Tehran
Tehran
University under the supervision of Badiozzaman Forouzanfar. Riahi is best known for his scholarly works on Shahnameh
Shahnameh
and Ferdowsi, Hafiz, and the ancient iranian languages (especially Azari Language). He has produced critical editions of some of the major classical Persian texts such as Mersad-al-ebad and Nozhat-al-majalis
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Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan
Mohammad Ali Eslami Nodooshan (born 1925, Nadushan, Yazd
Yazd
province[1]) (Persian: محمدعلی اسلامی ندوشن‎) is an Iranian literary critic, translator and poet, and one of the most celebrated contemporary writers on culture and literature in Iran.Contents1 Life 2 Work 3 References 4 External linksLife[edit] After graduating from high school in Yazd
Yazd
and receiving his BS in Law in Teheran, he set off for France to continue his legal studies and to take his MS and PhD. Afterwards he returned to Iran and began teaching Literature and Law at the University of Tehran. Work[edit] Dr. Nodooshan is the author of about 45 books on culture, society and literature
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Mir Jalaleddin Kazzazi
Mir Jalaleddin Kazzazi
Mir Jalaleddin Kazzazi
(Persian: میرجلال‌الدین کزازی‎; born 19 January 1949) is an outstanding master of Persian literature
Persian literature
and a renowned Iranist. Kazzazi is known for his works on Shahnama. M.J
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Julius Von Mohl
Julius von Mohl
Julius von Mohl
(25 October 1800 – 4 January 1876) was a German Orientalist.Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 Family 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksLife[edit] The brother of Hugo von Mohl
Hugo von Mohl
and Robert von Mohl, he was born at Stuttgart. He abandoned the idea of entering the Lutheran ministry, and in 1823 went to Paris, at that time, under Silvestre de Sacy, the major European school of Eastern letters. From 1826 to 1833 he was nominally professor at Tübingen, but had permission to continue his studies abroad, and passed some years in London and Oxford.[1] He resigned his chair at Tübingen
Tübingen
in 1834, and settled permanently in Paris. In 1844 he was nominated to the academy of inscriptions, and in 1847 he became professor of Persian at the Collège de France. But his knowledge and interest extended to all departments of Oriental learning
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Firdeusi Institute
An institute is an organisational body created for a certain purpose. Often they are research organisations (research institutions) created to do research on specific topics. An institute can also be a professional body, or one involved in adult education, see Mechanics' Institutes. In some countries institutes can be part of a university or other institutions of higher education, either as a group of departments or an autonomous educational institution without a traditional university status such as a "university Institute". (See Institute
Institute
of Technology) The word "institute" comes from the Latin
Latin
word institutum meaning "facility" or "habit"; from instituere meaning "build", "create", "raise" or "educate". In some countries, such as South Korea
South Korea
and Japan, private schools are sometimes referred to as institutes, rather than schools
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Ghazni
Ghazni, in Persian: غزنی‬‎) or in (Pashto: غزنی‬‎) Ghaznai, also historically known as Ghaznīn (غزنين‬) or Ghazna (غزنه‬), is a city in Afghanistan
Afghanistan
with a population of nearly 150,000 people. It is located in the central-east part of the country. Situated on a plateau at 2,219 metres (7,280 ft) above sea level, the city serves as the capital of Ghazni
Ghazni
Province. It is linked by a highway with Kandahar
Kandahar
to the southwest, Kabul
Kabul
to the northeast, and Gardez
Gardez
and Khost
Khost
to the east. The foundation stone of Ghazni
Ghazni
Airport was laid in April 2012 which now serves Ghazni
Ghazni
and other nearby eastern Afghan provinces.[2] Ghazni, meaning jewel, is ancient city has withstood numerous military invasions
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Ferdowsi Metro Station
Ferdowsi Metro Station
Ferdowsi Metro Station
is a station in Tehran
Tehran
Metro Line 4. It is located in Ferdowsi Square the junction of Enghelab Street
Enghelab Street
and Ferdowsi Street. It is between Darvaze Dolat Metro Station
Darvaze Dolat Metro Station
and Teatr-e Shahr Metro Station
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IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
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YouTube
YouTube
YouTube
is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005. Google
Google
bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube
YouTube
now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries. YouTube
YouTube
allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to favorites, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Available content includes video clips, TV show
TV show
clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos
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Agha Hashar Kashmiri
Agha Hashar Kashmiri (3 April 1879 – 28 April 1935) was an eminent Urdu poet, playwright and dramatist who was called the "Shakespeare of Urdu." A number of his plays were Indian Shakespearean adaptations.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 His ghazals featured in film and television 4 Death and legacy 5 See also 6 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Born in 1879 as Muhammad Shah, he soon opted to be called as 'Agha Hashar Kashmiri' after finding out that his roots were in Kashmir. He could not get higher education due to his lack of interest in text books. He started to show interest in stage dramas and moved to Bombay at the young age of 18 and started his career as a playwright there.[1][3] Career[edit] An influential Parsi theatre playwright, Agha Hashar Kashmiri'is first play, Aftab-e-Muhabbat, was published in 1897. He started his professional career as a drama writer for the New Alfred Theatrical Company in Bombay, on a salary of only 15 Rs
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Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad
A university (Latin: universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines
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Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold
(24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the famed headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and colonial administrator. Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold
has been characterised as a sage writer, a type of writer who chastises and instructs the reader on contemporary social issues.[1]Contents1 Early years 2 Marriage and a career 3 Literary career 4 Death 5 Arnold's character 6 Poetry 7 Prose7.1 Literary criticism 7.2 Social criticism 7.3 Journalistic criticism 7.4 Religious criticism8 Reputation 9 See also 10 Notes 11 Sources 12 External linksEarly years[edit] The Reverend John Keble, who would become one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement, stood as godfather to Matthew
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