Every year, many tourists from around the world, travel to Iran to see the tourist attractions. Some of them come to this journey to visit Iranian monuments and
world heritage sites
, while others travel to Iran to get acquainted with Iranian culture and Iranian poets. The Iranian poets are always known for their hospitality and artistry. For those who do not know that Iran is a cradle of Persian poetry and Iranian poets are exemplary in the eloquence of the world. The six hundred to seven hundred AH years can be called the years of change and influence on Persian poetry and literature as poets such as Attar,
, Saadi and Hafez emerged in these years.
Although Khayyam, the poet of 428-502 A.H years, is not one of the Persian pots of the heydays of Iranian poetry and literature, yet his mention is not without grace. Omar Khayyam, a prominent mathematician of the history of science in Iran, is an Iranian philosopher, astronomer and poet living in the Seljuk era. Khayyam’s quatrains, most of them related to material and spiritual world as well as sizing the moments of life, are well known to the Iranian people.
Khayyam’s verses also inspire great literary works such as the crime novels, the “moving finger” written by Agatha Christie. Also Edward Fitzgerald (English writer) has translated Khayyam’ s quatrains to English. One of the tourist attractions of Nishapur is Khayyam mausoleum, located in the “Shadiakh” neighborhood at the end of the Khayyam street, which accommodates large numbers of Iranian and foreign tourists each year.
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, known as Rumi is one of the
Iranian poetsIranian poets
. There are few people in the world who do not know him or may be unfamiliar with his poems. He was born in 604 A.H from a Persian speaking mother and a mystic father in Balkh. His poems can be divided into two parts, before and after his acquaintance with Shams Tabrizi. The mystic poet is also known in the western world, because of the translation the American poet and translator Coleman Barks had done from his poems, which has been at the forefront of the largest and best- selling book in the western world for years.
Rumi died of a disease in Konya, Turkey in 672 A.H. Now his tom is one of the most important and attractive attractions of the city of Konya which attracts many tourists every year. The best time to visit the tomb of Rumi I December 17th, as this date coincides with the poet’s anniversary, Sama ceremony is one the most important events held annually on the anniversary of the death of Rumi
Student at Baghdad nizamyeh university, the writer of Bostan, Golestan and a Diwan of verses, is the sweet Persian poet, Saadi. In addition to Persian, he was fluent in Arabic. His book the Golestan has been called a literary masterpiece that adverse issues such as ethics, education and social issues. Some have called Saadi the “Lord of Speech”. Born in Shiraz in the year 606 A.H, the poet was fond of travelling, writing travelogue and manners.
Saadieh is known as the tomb of Saadi, located next to the Delgosha Garden on the hillside in the northeast of
, where he had spent most of his time during the last years of his life there as his khanqah. Saadi died at the age of 84 in 690A.H in Shiraz.
If you are planning to travel to Iran and
,make plan to visit Nishapur during you trip. This beautiful city, which attracts many tourists every year, also houses the tomb of the famous Iranian poet, writer and pharmacist. Attar, whose real name is Farid ud-Din Abu Hammed, was born in Nishapur in year 540 A.H. In addition to medical works he was known as the greatest mystic of his time. He died in the year 618 A.H, the Iranian people celebrate April 25th as the national Attar’s commemoration day, and every year a ceremony is held to commemorate this Persian poet in Nishapur. One of these ceremonies is poetry night.
Whenever the name of the verse or sonnet comes, there is rarely one who does not have the name of Hafez in mind. Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez also known as “Lesan ul Gheyb”, who has been called Hafez because of memorizing Quran, was born in Shiraz the year 727 A.H equal to 1326 AD. His main fame is due to the writing of his beautiful sonnets, among which some of the features of his poetry can be traced in his humor of speech. to hi fame among the world, it is enough that Goethe, the great German poet, writer and philosopher, inspired hi work, the Eastern Diwan. One of the most prominent literary works of Iran and Europe, in spired by the Hafez Diwan. Goethe repeatedly refers to Hafez in his writings and addresses him. American writer and philosopher Ralf waldo Emerson has also called Hafez the “poet of poets”. Hafezieh is the poet’s tomb in the beautiful city of Shiraz. It can be a great place for travelers to Visit specially for
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