The European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS) is one of Europe’s largest conferences in Iranian Studies. It is held every four years and organized by the Societas Iranologica Europaea (SIE).… Read more
The University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt (ULB) with its Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies received an extensive donation of Persian monographs and journals in the autumn of 2018.… Read more
The Near Eastern Saddle Period: The Formation of Modern Concepts in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian
The Near Eastern saddle period can initially be suspected between 1860 and 1940, a period of great terminological and semantic variety and contestation in vibrant, … Read more
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“Abū Nuwās : a Study on the Arabic Literature of the Early Abbasid Period.” by Ewald Wagner
Abū Nuwās (756–814) was born in the city of Ahvaz in modern-day Iran. He was a master of all genres of Arabic poetry. … Read more
Kitāb-i Šāhnāma-i ḥakīm Abu-‘l-Qāsim Firdausī Ṭūsī
As title number 15,000 (fifteen thousand) in our open-access repository MENAdoc, we present a beautiful large-sized edition of the so-called “Book of Kings”.
The Persian epic poem “Šāhnāmah” is the life’s work of the … Read more