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Baba Afzal’s Quatrains in Turkic

Baba Afzal’s Quatrains in TurkicBaba Afzal’s Quatrains in Turkic

Quatrains (robaiyat) of the 12th and 13th century Iranian philosopher, poet and author Baba Afzal Kashani is translated into Turkic and released in Turkey.
“Baba Afzal Kashani Rubaileri,” in 127 pages, has been released by Okumushlar publishing house in Istanbul, Mehr News Agency reported on its Persian website.
Iranian poet and translator Behruz Dijurian, who lives in Turkey, has translated a selection of 111 quatrains from the oeuvre of the philosopher. “The newly released collection (of the quatrains) is the outcome of two years of work on the writings of Baba Afzal, during which I referred to both Persian and Turkic resources,” Dijurian said.


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