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Modern Persian Reader


  • Date Published: March 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107492370

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  • Originally published in 1944, this book contains a selection of passages intended to help a beginner in Persian 'with sufficient reading matter for an intensive course to qualify him for attacking successfully the ordinary newspaper and magazine', as well as for informal conversation. Arberry also intends the book as a brief overview of Persian literature and culture, and supplies notes and vocabulary to go with the sample texts. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of education and Persian language learning in Britain.

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    • Date Published: March 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107492370
    • length: 170 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.17kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Texts: Proverbs and saws
    Articles of faith and religious practice
    The birth of the prophet
    Abdication of Riza Shah and accession of Muhammad Riza Shah
    Parliamentary report
    Allied air raids on western Europe
    The Shah-nameh of Firdausi
    'Umar Khaiyam and his message
    On emending the Divan of Hafiz
    Grammatical note
    Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna
    The mosque of Isfahan
    Gog and Magog
    Selected poems

  • Author

    A. J. Arberry

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