Mausoleum of poet Ferdousi,Tus,Mashaad,Iran 6/1986

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F. Zaman on December 14, 2009

MAUSOLEUMof Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī (Persian: حکیم ابوالقاسم فردوسی توسی), commonly known as Ferdowsi (or Firdausi), (935–1020) was a highly revered Persian poet. He was the author of the Shāhnāmeh, the national epic of Persian people and of the Iranian World. Ferdowsi, the son of a wealthy land owner, was born in 935 in a small village named Paj near Tus in Khorasan which is situated in today's Razavi Khorasan state in Iran.

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  • Uploaded on September 17, 2008
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    by F. Zaman
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