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Celebrating the Shahnameh

From site: Dean of the College Office

Panel discussion: Professor Adeeb Khalid, Professor Yaron Klein, and Dr. William N. Buffet '55

Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Time: 5:15 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Gould Library Athenaeum

Contact: Peggy Pfister, x4303

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Panel discussion by Adeeb Khalid, Jane and Raphael Bernstein Professor of Asian Studies and History; Professor Yaron Klein, Assistant Professor of Arabic; and Dr. William N. Buffet, Class of 1955.  The Shahnameh is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c.977 and 1010 AD.  It tells the story of pre-Islamic Iran, beginning in the mythic time of Creation and continuing forward to the Arab invasion in the seventh century.


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