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Ferdowsi Tomb
01-MAY-2010 Ali Majdfar

Ferdowsi Tomb

Tus - Khorasan Province

Hakīm Abu'l-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī (Persian: ͘ی ی ی), more commonly transliterated as Ferdowsi (or Firdausi), (9401020) is a highly revered Persian poet. He was the author of the Shāhnāmeh, the national epic of Persian people.
According to the Britannica Encyclopedia: The Persians regard Ferdowsi as the greatest of their poets. For nearly a thousand years they have continued to read and to listen to recitations from his masterwork, the Shah-nameh, in which the Persian national epic found its final and enduring form. Though written about 1,000 years ago, this work is as intelligible to the average, modern Iranian as the King James version of the Bible is to a modern English-speaker. The language, based as the poem is on a Pahlavi original, is pure Persian with only the slightest admixture of Arabic


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Marcia Colelli26-Feb-2011 14:10
Beautiful perspective and nicely composed V
Dan Greenberg25-Oct-2010 03:59
The consummate travel image! Very nicely composed and captured. ~V~
Carol Breton26-Jun-2010 15:31
Outstanding POV and composition Ali. ~
Bryan Murahashi26-Jun-2010 04:07
Beautifully photographed. V
Paco Lpez25-Jun-2010 04:43
Excellent pov and shot!! V!
Grard Koehl24-Jun-2010 20:32
Magnifique avec cette perspective. V
Colin Storey24-Jun-2010 20:15
Fantastic image of this wonderful tomb. v
Franois Fauchard24-Jun-2010 20:12
A superb image of this tomb, well composed.V
Betty Vlasiu24-Jun-2010 18:58
Beautiful Lovely ! v
Fletcher Wildlife Garden24-Jun-2010 17:55
A stunning capture of this magnificent tomb. Vote
Helen Betts24-Jun-2010 14:04
Very nice capture! I like your low perspective. V.
James Clarke24-Jun-2010 13:27
Beautiful shot and great background info. BV
Hank Vander Velde24-Jun-2010 13:19
Beautiful image accompanied by your description. Thanks for sharing Ali.
Sam Rua24-Jun-2010 13:16
Very nicely composed, Ali.
Martin Lamoon24-Jun-2010 12:48
Superb image, great history
Jim Coffman24-Jun-2010 12:23
Very beautifully composed and captured! V
Pierre24-Jun-2010 12:11
Un point de vue magnifique! V
Ceya24-Jun-2010 11:53
A well composed capture of the Ferdowsi tomb, with beautiful
reflections in the foreground. Thank you for the information, too! V
Lamar Nix24-Jun-2010 11:43
Very good compositional form here! V
Stephanie24-Jun-2010 11:01
Wonderful POV! V
joseantonio24-Jun-2010 10:41
I have learned a bit of history today, Ali.Thank you
Jeff Waldorff24-Jun-2010 10:39
Terrific composition... beautiful!
cambraniz24-Jun-2010 08:19
A masterpiece ! V
Blandine Mangin24-Jun-2010 07:20
very beautiful compo ! v
heather24-Jun-2010 07:08
Very interesting Ali, and a lovely shot. V
Patricia Kay24-Jun-2010 06:46
A beautifully composed image Ali with such interesting info...BV
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