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Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz By Jelaluddin Rumi

Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz
by Jelaluddin Rumi

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Professor Nicholson's English translation of selected poems from the Divan of Rumi is often credited as being the best-known version in a European language. The Persian text is printed with facing English translations, and there are copious notes, a lengthy introduction, appendices and indices.
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Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz Summary


Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz by Jelaluddin Rumi

The Divani Shamsi Tabriz is a masterpiece of Persian literature and a classic work in the history of Sufiism. With his Masnavi it is one of the key writings of the renowned mystic poet Jalalu 'ddin Rumi (1207-1273). Professor Nicholson's English translation of selected poems from the Divan of Rumi was first published in 1898, and is often credited as being the best-known version in a European language. It is suitable for scholars and students of Persian literature and for all those interested in the mystical literature of Islam. The Persian text is printed with facing English translations, and there are copious notes, a lengthy introduction, appendices and indices.

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Table of Contents


Preface; Introduction; 1. Authorship of the Divan; 2. Jalalu 'ddin Rumi; 3. Shamsi Tabriz; 4. The Spiritual Director; 5. Jalalu 'ddin and Shamsi Tabriz; 6. Sufiism in Persian poetry. Development of Sufiism; 7. The doctrines of Jalalu 'ddin and Plotinus; 8. Criticism of the Divan; 9. Editions and Manuscripts of the Divan; Addenda and corrigenda; Selected poems; Notes; Appendices; Indices.

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GOR010183611
Selected Poems from the Divani Shamsi Tabriz by Jelaluddin Rumi
Jelaluddin Rumi
Used - Good
Hardback
Cambridge University Press
1977-09-01
424
052121646X
9780521216463
N/A
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