Selected poems from the Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi: along with the original Persian

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Ibex, Apr 1, 2001 - Poetry - 367 pages
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Poetry. Translated from the Persian. SELECTED POEMS FROM THE DIVAN-E SHAMS-E TABRIZI of Jalaluddin Rumi is a collection of forty-eight translations alongside the original Persian, copious notes and an introduction, all by R.A. Nicholson. Nicholson, a life-long student and devotee of Rumi, presents with this collection his selected favorites from Rumi's love poems. "The complete DIVAN-E SHAMS consists of about 3,200 ghazals (odes or sonnets) and ghasidehs (elegies); and about 2,000 ruba'is (quatrains) and tarjibands (Persian ballads)." - IBEX Publishers

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Introduction xvH
Selected Poems 2195
Notes 197318

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About the author (2001)

Nicholson was Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge, and a distinguished editor and translator.

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