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Persian poet

940 or 935   -   1020

country of citizenship: Samanid dynasty, Ghaznavid Empire
occupation: poet, writer

Abu ʾl-Qasim Firdowsi Tusi (c. 940–1020), or Ferdowsi (also transliterated as Firdawsi, Firdusi, Firdosi, Firdausi) was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"), which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the national epic of Greater Iran. Ferdowsi is celebrated as the most influential figure in Persian literature and one of the greatest in the history of literature.
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long epic Persian poem written by Ferdowsi

author: Ferdowsi


زال و رودابه

novel by Ferdowsi

author: Ferdowsi

Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings

author: Ferdowsi

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