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Adam of Poets
Rudak, Samanid Empire (present day Tajikistan)
Dee'd941 (aged 83)
Rudak, Samanid Empire
Major shrineRudaki Mausoleum, Panjakent, Tajikistan
Tradeetion or genre
Ghazal, Qasida,Rubais
Major warks"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.