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The Legend of Seyavash comes from the middle section of the Shahnameh, Iran's national epic by the poet Ferdowsi (c940-c1020) and presents a world of warfare, military prowess, romance, guile, and fierce tribal loyalty. Ferdowsi's epic style and mastery of poetic organisation, however, is matched by the psychological and ethical depth of his insight and his concerns for th ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published March 21st 2004 by Mage Publishers (first published November 1st 1988)
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ایرانی که نه .. ولی مردمانی که در ایران ساکن هستند و خودشون رو ایرانی میدونن و بر سر خودشون میزنن برای مظلومیت یه طایفه عرب..... اگر در مورد سیاوش مطالعه و تحقیق کنن متوجه میشن مظلومیت و از خود گذشتگی مفهوم واقعیش چیه... ما در تاریخ مظلوم تر از سیاوش نداشتیم و نداریم
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I definitely like and appreciate the poetic style.
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Alboqasem Ferdowsi (Persian: ابوالقاسم فردوسی), the son of a wealthy land owner, was born in 935 in a small village named Paj near Tus in Khorasan which is situated in today's Razavi Khorasan province in Iran.
He devoted more than 35 years to his great epic, the Shāhnāmeh. It was originally composed for presentation to the Samanid princes of Khorasan, who were the chief instigators of the revival o
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