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An airteestic depiction o Hafez wi a Chang (hairp) player.
spiritual poet, mystic
Born1325/1326 CE
Shiraz, Persia (Iran)
Dee'd1389/1390 CE
Shiraz, Persia (Iran)
Major shrineTomb o Hafez, Shiraz, Iran
InfluencesIbn Arabi, Khwaju, Sanai, Anvari, Nizami, Sa'di, Khaqani, Attar
InfluencedSubsequent Persie lyric poets, Goethe
Tradeetion or genre
Mystic poetry (Ghazal, Irfan)
Major warksDivan-e-Hafez

Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī (Persie: خواجه شمس‌‌الدین محمد حافظ شیرازی‎), kent bi his pen name Hafez (حافظ Ḥāfeẓ 'the memorizer; the (safe) keeper'; 1325/26–1389/90),[1] wis a Persie poet wha "laudit the joys o luve an wine but an aa targetit releegious hypocrisy."[2] His collectit warks are regairdit as a pinnacle o Persie leeteratur an are tae be foond in the hames o maist fowk in Iran, wha learn his poems bi hert an still uise them as proverbs an sayins. His life an poems hae been the subject o much analysis, commentar an interpretation, influencin post-14t century Persie writin mair nor ony ither author.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/251392/Hafez
  2. Darke, Diana (1 November 2014). "The book in every Iranian home". BBC.
  3. Yarshater. Accessed 25 July 2010.
  4. Aga Khan III, "Hafiz and the Place of Iranian Culture in the World", November 9, 1936 London.