Salaman and Absal
Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 65
Publication Date: This translation by Edward Fitzgerald, 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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