Monthly Archives: February 2008

Modern Poems

Modern Poems Modern Persian poetry starts with Nima Yushij (1897-1959): The moonlight glimmers The glow-worm glitters, In nobody’s eyes is sleep broken and yet The woe of these several sleepers Break slumber in my wet eyes. Anxious with me stands the dawn. Urges me the morn to try and bring These lost souls the news […]

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Persian Art

Applied and Decorative: Calligraphy, the sacred art; in Iranian culture, from ancient times, dating back to the earliest days of the historic era,  to the Islamic period, writing has always been considered of divine origin. In The holly Koran, writing is deeply revered. In the ancient tradition of calligraphy, only through more than 20 years’ […]

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