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The nonstop assault on Iranian history and heritage

The nonstop assault on Iranian history and heritage

By Sheda Vasseghi Reading Wafa Tarnowska’s English translation of “The Seven Wise Princesses” (Persian “Haft Peykar”) in prose originally by one of greatest Iranian romantic poets, Nezami (1141-1209), shocks the common sense. The story revolves around Iranian kings such as Yazdgerd and Bahram during pre-Islamic Sasanian Persia era (224-651).  But according to Tarnowska, the Persian […]