Rudaki

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Rudaki
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Adam of Poets
Born 858
Rudak, Samanid Empire (present day Tajikistan)
Dee'd 941 (aged 83)
Rudak, Samanid Empire
Major shrine Rudaki Mausoleum, Panjakent, Tajikistan
Tradition/Genre Ghazal, Qasida,Rubais
Major wirk(s) "Lament in Auld Age", "Mither o Wine", Kalila va Dimna

Abū 'Abd Allāh Ja'far ibn Muḥammad al-Rūdhakī (Persie: ابو عبدالله جعفر بن محمد رودکی; died 941), better kent as Rudaki رودکی), an an aa kent as "Adam o Poets" (آدم از شاعران), wis a Persie poet regairdit as the first great leeterar genius o the Modren Persie leid. Rudaki componed poems in the "New Persie" alphabet an is conseedert a foonder o clessical Persie leeteratur. His poetry conteens mony o the auldest genres o Persie poetry includin the quatrain,[1] houever, anly a smaw percentage o his extensive poetry haes survived. Rudaki's "Nahr an 'Ayn," "Khing- but an Surkhbut," an "Wamiq an 'Azra" hae prospered on the riches o the oral tradeetion o folklores.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sassan Tabatabai, "Father of Persian Verse: Rudaki and His Poetry", Amsterdam University Press, Feb 15, 2011.