Product Description: Persian Love Poetry
Persian Love Poetry: collection of extracts, selected from the traditional and contemporary Persian poetry, freshly translated by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis. Each poem illustrated with an example of Persian art from the collections of the British Museum.
- PAGES: 96 pages
- FORMAT: Paperback with flaps
- DIMENSION:19cm x 17cm
- BRAND: British Museum
- ILLUSTRATIONS: 40 colour illustrations
Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis is curator of Middle Eastern coins at the British Museum. Also, the co-author of From Persepolis to the Punjab (British Museum Press) and Persian Myth and A Sylloge of Sasanian Coins in the Museum of Iran, Tehran.
Sheila R. Canby is Curator in Charge of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Her publications include Persian Paintings and The Golden Age of Persian Art 1501 ? 1722 (British Museum Press).