Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi by Jelaluddin Rumi
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Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi
By Jelaluddin Rumi

The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi

English Translation v. 4 2nd New edition

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Edited by Reynold A. Nicholson See other recent books by Reynold A. Nicholson
Format: Hardback

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Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi by Jelaluddin Rumi

Book Description

Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi's great poem, the Mathnawi is one of the best known and most influential works of Muslim mysticism. Nicholson's critical edition is based on the oldest known manuscripts, including the earliest, dated 1278 and preserved in the Mevlana Museum at Konya. It remains the standard text and is provided with diacritical marks to assist the student. The prose translation, similarly, is intended to be an exact and faithful guide to the Persian. The three volumes of English translation can either be bought as a set, or individually; together they comprise a complete translation. Volume 4 comprises a translation of Books III and IV.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780906094099
ISBN-10: 0906094097
Classification: Poetry anthologies (various poets) , Literary studies: poetry & poets , Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
Format: Hardback (223mm x 144mm x 30mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Gibb Memorial Trust
Publisher: Gibb Memorial Trust
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1982
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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