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Make a Shield from Wisdom: Selected Verses from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's "Dīvān"

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Annemarie Schimmel's translation of Nasir-i Khusraw’s qasidahs also included a detailed study of the poet and his work. A great thinker of the early Islamic world, whose writing inspired the intellectual development of the Ismaili tradition, Khusraw’s poetry--lyrical and deeply human--has so far received surprisingly little attention from translators in the West. The poet' ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published June 23rd 2001 by I. B. Tauris (first published 2001)
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