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
“History and Development of Modern Persian Literature” by Bozorg Alavi written in 1964 is now available in our open access collection MENAdoc.
Professor Alavi describes the evolution of Persian prose and poetry since the beginning of the 20th century … Read more
The Racecourse of Literature – An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries
The conference deals with the writings of Shamsaddīn an-Nawāǧī (ca. 1386–1455) and those of his contemporaries such as Ibn Ḥiǧǧa al-Ḥamawī and Ibn Ḥaǧar al-ʿAsqalānī. An-Nawāǧī has been famous for his … Read more
The Oriental Institute at University of Oxford is hosting a conference on ‘The Aramaeans B.C.: History, Literature, and Archaeology‘ from 9-11 July 2018. The Call for Papers is open.
To the Call for Papers:… Read more
The British Library is hosting a series of lectures on literature from 15-16 July 2017 titled ‘Shubbak at the British Library‘. You can find the full Programme here:… Read more
Volume 66 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien [Beiruter Texte und Studien/ Türkische Welten 2] ‘Kurtuluş Yolunda : a work on Central Asian literature in a Turkish-Uzbek mixed language‘ by Settar Cabbar, ed., translated and linguistically revisited by … Read more
The Centre for Medieval Studies at the Universtiy of Toronto is hosting a colloquium on ‘Medieval Ethiopia‘ from 10-11 March 2017. You can find the colloquium poster here.
The Programme:… Read more