Search


Advanced Search
Nenad Bach - Editor in Chief

Sponsored Ads
 »  Home  »  Culture And Arts  »  Croatia ceremony honored prominent Persian poet Mowlavi born in 1207
Croatia ceremony honored prominent Persian poet Mowlavi born in 1207
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  12/1/2007 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
800 years since the birth of prominent Persian poet and mystic



 
Croatia ceremony honors Mowlavi
Fri, 30 Nov 2007 09:23:51
Iran's embassy in Croatia celebrates the 800th birth anniversary of prominent Persian poet and mystic Mowlavi in an official ceremony.

The Thursday ceremony held in Iran's embassy in Zagreb was attended by a great number of Croatian university lecturers, students, celebrities and political figures.

Various efforts have been made by the media to introduce Mowlavi to the Croatian people. Literary bimonthly journal Bahar has published a series of articles on the life and works of Mowlavi in the Croatian language.

Jalal ad-Din Mohammad Balkhi known as Mowlavi (1207-73) was a 13th century Persian poet, mystic and theologian. He was born in Balkh (now part of Afghanistan) and passed away in Konya.

Mowlavi is better known for his six-volume poem 'Masnavi' which is considered by many to be one of the greatest works of both Islamic mysticism and Persian literature.

UNESCO has named 2007 as the year of Mowlavi in honor of the Persian poet's outstanding achievments.

Source www.presstv.ir



Formated for CROWN by prof.dr. Darko Žubrinić
Distributed by www.Croatia.org . This message is intended for Croatian Associations/Institutions and their Friends in Croatia and in the World. The opinions/articles expressed on this list do not reflect personal opinions of the moderator. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, please delete or destroy all copies of this communication and please, let us know!


How would you rate the quality of this article?

Verification:
Enter the security code shown below:
imgRegenerate Image


Add comment
Article Options
Croatian Constellation



Popular Articles
  1. (E) 100 Years Old Hotel Therapia reopens in Crikvenica
  2. Dr. Andrija Puharich: parapsychologist, medical researcher, and inventor
  3. Europe 2007: Zagreb the Continent's new star
  4. Violi Calvert: Nenad Bach in China to be interviewed by China Radio International
  5. Potres u Zagrebu - Earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia 28 listopad 2006 u 16:15 3.7 on a Richter
No popular articles found.