The Story of Layla & Majnun (Paperback)

The Story of Layla & Majnun By Nizami, Rudolph Gelpke (Translator), Pir Zia Inayat Khan (Translator) Cover Image
By Nizami, Rudolph Gelpke (Translator), Pir Zia Inayat Khan (Translator)
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Classic Persian legend, a favorite of the Sufis, as told by twelfth-century poet Nizami.

An English translation of Nizami's twelfth-century poetic masterpiece, in which he reshapes the legends of Majnun, the quintessential romantic fool, into a tale of the ideal lover, an allegory of the soul's search for God. Includes a final chapter translated especially for this edition by Omid Safi and Pir Zia Inayat Khan.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780930872526
ISBN-10: 0930872525
Publisher: Suluk Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 1996
Pages: 177
Language: English