Persian Medieval Court Poetry

Persian Medieval Court Poetry by Julie Scott Meisami introduces the themes and structures of Persian poetry common in the Iranian medieval courts. The poetry of medieval Persia came into being and developed to a high level of artistic excellence under the patronage of the local Iranian…
Thursday, 10 July 2014

The Iranian Society on the Eve of Mongol Invasion in “Ayyar-i Tanha”

The historical resources of the Mongol era introduce us to social changes developed by political agents and structures; however, learning about social changes in non-political classes of society is possible through literary resources. Applying his strong insight and imagination, Bahram Bayzaie illustrates some scenes of…
Saturday, 08 November 2014