Persian Literature -- Classic
The Epic of Kings
by Ferdowsi (Translated into English by Helen Zimmern)
Gulistan of Sa'di (Translated into English)
By Digital Library. It is claimed to be a corrected
version of Hafez's (495) Sonnets, (2) couplets, (34) Ghat'es, (42)
quatrains, and (3)elegies.
Hafiz : Life &
(in both Persian and English>
Hafez, Introduction and selected gazals in English
Odes From The Divan Of Hafiz, freely rendered from literal translations by Richard Le Gallienne, The Page Company, Boston. 1903. Adaptation and selection Copyright © Rex Pay 2000 (in English)
Parvin 'Etesami, Divan-e Ash'aar
This is the Persian version of Divan-e Parvin Etesami (1906-1941) and the only version
available on-line that brings Parvin's poems to your fingertips. (in Persian)
Translation of some of Rumi's poems in English by
famouse scholars like Annemarie Schimmel, Kabir Helminski and the like.
Rumi: the Embodiment
of Passion (in English)
Rumi: Listen to the reed, how it
complaints of separation (in English)
Rumi: Divan-e Shams (in
English translation of Divan-e Shams by Shahriar Shahriari. Includes 177 ghazals with Persian text.
Rumi: Mathnavi (in English)
Mathnavi is the best known work of Rumi consisting of 24,660 couplets in seven books.
Omar Khayyam (in English)
- The Treshold Society and the Mevlavi
The Treshold Society is a non-profit educational
foundation with the purpose of facilitating the experience of Divine
unity, love and wisdom in the world. The Society represents the Mevlevi
Order in North America, and offers training programs, seminars and
retreats around the world.
Poets - from the Persian Digital
A collection of poems by Hafez, Sa'di, Rumi, Khayyam,
and others with the ability of key word searching.
This is a pioneer site in Persian language that one can search the poem of Hafez, Sa'di, Rumi, Khayyam,
and others by key word and get result. It is very useful and one of the first sites in this matter.
Dorj Online - Electronic Library of Persian Poems
A collection of more than half a million poem stanza
(A selection of Rumi's ghazals)
The "Persian Literature" Section of Iransaga
includes Classical and modern Poetry and Prose, and informative facts
to notable writers, and poets both from the past and the present day.
Literature (Columbia Collection)
Poetry & Poetic Art (farsinet)
Persia Literature (Gerdsooz)
Treasures of Persian