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Title Converging zones : Persian literary tradition and the writing of history : studies in honor of Amin Banani / edited by Wali Ahmadi.

Published Costa Mesa, Calif. : Mazda Pub., 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  891.5509 CONV    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A friend's tribute to Amin Banani / Firuz Kazemzadeh -- On the coming of a Zoroastrian Messiah: a middle Persian poem on history and apocalypticism in early medieval Islamic Iran / Touraj Daryaee -- A primary Armenian source on land tenure in the Khanate of Iravan (Erevan) from the 16th to the 18th centuries / George Bournoutian -- Cycle of neglect: filial relationships and preparation for kingship : the case of Mozaffar al-Din Mirza / Latifeh E. Hagigi -- The reform of Iranian nomenclature and titulature in the fifth majles / H.E. Chehabi -- Impact of the Constitutional Revolution on the development of a modern state in Iran / Omid Uskowi and A. Reza Sheikholeslami -- Suhrawardi's "The sound of Gabriel's wings" and its relation to Avicennan cosmology / Herbert A. Davidson -- Nur al-Fu'ad, a Persian treatise in illuminationist philosophy and a Persian handbook on ophthalmology / Hossein Ziai -- A perfect tragedy / Ehsan Yarshater -- On teaching Attar's The conference of the birds to Anglophone readers / Dick Davis -- "Tale of the righteous woman (whose husband had gone on a journey)": a poetic translation from the Elahi-nameh of Farid al-Din Attar / Franklin D. Lewis -- Love, separation, and reunion: the master-narrative of the human condition in Persian mystical poetry / Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak -- Iqbal and the Predicaments of identity formation / Wali Ahmadi -- The visual poetry of Forugh Farrokhzad in The house is black / Farzaneh Milani -- Le projet d'une civilisation mondiale dans les ecrits de Baha'ullah / Shapour Rassekh.
Other author Ahmadi, Wali.
Banani, Amin.
Subject Persian literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Iran.
Iran -- Civilization.
ISBN 9781568592831 (hbk.)
1568592833 (hbk.)