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By Edward G. Browne

Approximately 100 years because its book, E. G. Browne's A Literary background of Persia continues to be a vintage paintings in English at the topic. Spanning 4 volumes, it took Browne over 25 years to put in writing and when it concentrates on Persian literature, it surveys many points of Persian tradition from pre-history to the 20th century. quantity one covers the interval from the earliest sessions of Persian heritage until eventually Firdawsi (AD 935-1020) a hugely respected poet. quantity seems on the early medieval interval and particularly at the poet Saadi (1184-1283). quantity 3 makes a speciality of the Tartar Dominion (1265-1502) and quantity 4 'Modern instances' covers from 1500 to 1924. A outstanding fulfillment upon first e-book, Cambridge collage Press is happy in an effort to carry its version of this seminal paintings again into print.

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T w o strophes from an unpublished musummat of the latter will suffice t o illustrate the usual form of this variety of poem :I The verses which form the bands o f a tarkib-band must rhyme within themselves, and may, but need not, rhyme with one another. 42 RETROSPECTIVE AND INTROD UCTOR Y "0 Arab boy, God give you happy n-orn 1 The morning wine-cup give, for here's the dawn 1 Give to the Pole one draught, and I'll be sworn 'Twill cast you down the crown of Capricorn : You Ursa makes its ransom, tender fawn, When sphere-like round the wine-jar you rotate.

Adlat dfdq shrrsta az dfdt; Tab'at dzdd btida az dzdr. , terminal) difference. ish :- " a Mihrijin (or Mihragin), 'I the month of Mithra," is the old Persian month corresponding roughly to our September. " 9. Az tri bfmdr-i-@ulm-rri ddrd, Wa'a tu a'dd-yi mulk-rri fimdr. "By thee [is effected] the cure of him who is sick with injustice. c;, the words bfjndr and tlmdr are Tajnis-1-khatti. the same in outline, and differ only in their diacritical points. 10. Juz glrnbdr-i-rtabard-i-lu nabarad Dida-i-'aql sunna-i-didrfr.

The mule-bells call ; Mate cries to mate. The sky is clear ; Beyond the gate- 44 RETROSPECTIVE A N D INTXODUCTOR Y and so on. I t will be observed that the sense and rhyme of the poem is complete without the increment, and vice versa. 1 Besides the above classification by form, there is another classification (referring especially to the gagfda, whereof the scope is much wider and more varied than that Classlficatlon of any other verse-form, except, perhaps, the qit'a by subject. and the mathnawi) according to topic or subject.

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