English translation of Khoramshahi’s ‘Hafiz’ to be unveiled
Publish Date : Wednesday 19 June 2019 - 15:11
IBNA- ‘Hafiz: The Tongue of the Hidden’, the English translation of a book by noted Iranian scholar Baha al-Din Khurramshahi about the legendary Iranian bard of the 14th century will be unveiled in Tehran tomorrow.
According to IBNA correspondent, the book with the complete title ‘Hafiz: The Tongue of the Hidden, His Life, Views and Poetry’ has been translated into English by Mojtaba and Lili Habibi Rad, edited by Eleanor O’Callaghan and released by Candle and Fog Publishing.
Baha al-Din Khurramshahi, a Quran researcher and Hafiz (Hafez)
scholar has written 12 books on interpreting and describing words, terms, key concepts and intricate couplets of the Iranian poet whose collected works are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature and are often found in the homes of people in the Persian speaking world, who learn his poems by heart and still use them as proverbs and sayings. Hafiz lauds the joys of love and wine but also targets religious hypocrisy.
The unveiling ceremony of the book is scheduled for Thursday in the House of Discourse at 9 a.m.