Make A Shield From Wisdom.
By: Schimmel.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2012Description: 1 online resource (110 p.).ISBN: 9781136157011.Subject(s): Persian poetryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Make A Shield From WisdomDDC classification: 891.5511 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Make a Shield from Wisdom; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Nāsir-i Khusraw as a Poet; 2. The Contents of Nāsir-i Khusraw's Poetry; 3. Selected Poems from the Dīvān; Select Bibliography; Index; Quotations from the Qur'an
<P>Born in 1004, Nasir-i Khusraw was the major poet and philosopher of the early Ismailiyya. The outward political and religious events of the first half of the 11th century were the canvas on which Nasir-i Khusraw's poetry and prose developed. It is a poetry that teaches the importance of wisdom, of reason, of the right word and the right faith. Nasir-i edifice of religio-philosophical thought with its constant emphasis on the true faith and, as importantly, on reason and its role. Unique and important for our understanding of the times in which it was written Nasir-i Khusraw's ideas and expr
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