Tales from Rumi: Essential Selections from the Mathnawi

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Watkins Media, Jan 1, 2014 - Religion - 192 pages
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The celebrated Rumi, one of the most widely read poets today, has a special place in the hearts of readers in Europe and America. These profound tales are stories of insightful and entertaining Sufi wisdom. This book presents a selection from The Mathnawi, translated and abridged by E. H. Whinfield.

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Edward Henry Whinfield ( 1836-1922)  was a translator of Persian literature. He wrote the first well-commented English translations of Hafez and Rumi, as well as a side-by-side translation of 500 quatrains of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in 1883

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