By Mahmoud Omidsalar
Following a short survey of Iranian historical past from its starting within the seventh century B.C. to Ferdowsi s time within the eleventh century, this booklet offers a heritage of the poem and a biography of its writer. It deals a proof of the Shahnameh as a countrywide icon and considers the results of the poem for the current political tensions that mark Iran's courting with the West.
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Iran's Epic and America's Empire by Mahmoud Omidsalar