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Ḥakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Ferdowsī Țusī
حکیم ابوالقاسم فردوسی توسی
Born 940
Tus, Samanid Empire (in present-day Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran)
Dee'd 1020 (aged 79–80)
Tus, Iran
Thrift Poet
Ethnicity Persie
Period Samanids an Ghaznavids
Genre Persie poetry, naitional epic

Hakim Abu ʾl-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi (940–1020 CE), or Firdawsi,[1] wis a heichly revered Persie poet an the author o the epic o Shahnameh (the Persie "Beuk o Keengs"), which is the warld's langest epic poetry creatit bi a single poet, an the naitional epic o Iran an the Persie-speakin warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Huart/Massé/Ménage: Firdawsī. In: Encyclopaedia of Islam. New Edition. Brill, Leiden. CD-Version (2011)