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Salaman and Absal By Jami

Salaman and Absal

Jami


Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 65 pages in the PDF version. This translation by Edward Fitzgerald was originally published in 1904.

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This is a translation of an allegorical Sufi poem by the Persian Sufi poet Jami. It tells the story of a carnal attraction of a prince for his wet-nurse. Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman Jami, (b. 1441 d. 1492), lived in what is today Afghanistan and Uzebekistan. The translator, Edward Fitzgerald, is best known for his translation of the Rubayyat of Omar Khayyam.

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