Classical Persian poetry: Hafez - Taalhuis Amsterdam

Classical Persian poetry: Hafez

Following the first 3 lessons dedicated to Classical Persian poetry, we’re pleased to invite you for a continuation of the series designed by Mehdi! The three new main figures: Hafez, Khayyam, Attar of Neyshabur!

We will introduce you to their masterpieces, talk about historical context, and of course, read the poems (in the original language) and discuss an interpretation of them.

Tonight is on the program: Hafez

Hafez Shams-ud-Dīn Muhammad Shirazi was born in 1326 in the Persian city of Shiraz, Iran. A master of the poetic ghazal form and a fervent follower of the works of Mowlavi (aka Rumi) and Saadi. His works are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature.

You can follow a single lesson or a full mini-course of 3 sessions!

This series is designed for students with different levels of Farsi. The lessons will be in English.

The series will be conducted online. You will get the details after registration.

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