Home Page
Home Page
 Home 
 Search 
 Digital Library 
 My Account 
 Suggest a Title 
   
BasicSearch by KeywordAlphabetical SearchSearch by NumberAdvancedDatabasesNew, Best & FunHistory
Search:    Refine Search  
> You're searching: Great River Regional Library
 
Item Information
 HoldingsHoldings
 
 
 More by this author
 
  •  
  • ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, -approximately 1230.
     
     Subjects
     
  •  
  • Sufi poetry.
     
  •  
  • Sufi poetry, Persian -- Translations into English.
     
  •  
  • Sufism -- Early works to 1800.
     
     Browse Catalog
      by author:
     
  •  
  •  ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, -approximately 1230.
     
      by title:
     
  •  
  •  The conference of th...
     
     
     Search Bookstores
     
  •  
  • Amazon
     
  •  
  • Barnes and Noble
     
     
     
      Permanent Link
     MARC Display
    The conference of the birds / Farid ud-Din Attar ; translated with an introduction by Afkham Darbandi and Dick Davis.
    by ʻAṭṭār, Farīd al-Dīn, -approximately 1230.
    London, England ; New York, NY, U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 2011, c1984.
    Subjects
  • Sufi poetry.
  •  
  • Sufi poetry, Persian -- Translations into English.
  •  
  • Sufism -- Early works to 1800.
  • Added Author: 
    Davis, Dick, 1945-
    Darbandi, Afkham, 1948-
    ISBN: 
    0140444343 (rebound)
    9780140444346 (rebound)
    Bib #: 
    853867
    Series: 
    Penguin classics.
    Description: 
    xxvi, 278 p. ; 20 cm.
    Edition: 
    Rev. ed.
    Contents: 
    Introduction -- Note on the translation -- Conference Of The Birds: -- Prologue -- Conference of the birds -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Biographical index.
    Notes: 
    Translation of: Manṭiq al-ṭayr.
    "Biographical index": p. [271]-278.
    Summary: 
    The translation of a magnificent work of Persian poetry--now updated with new material. Composed in the twelfth century in northeastern Iran, Farid Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. An allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism, it describes the pilgrimage of the world's birds in search of their ideal king, the Simorgh bird, and the arduous journey they take to reach him. This translation preserves the poem's rhymed couplet form and nuances of language. Here is the 12th-century mystical poem in an unabridged translation.
    Requests: 
    0
    Copies: 
    1
    Add to my list 
    Copy/Holding information
    LocationCollectionCall No.StatusItem Type 
    St. Cloud Public LibraryNonfiction Collection891.55 Att 2011Check ShelvesBookRequest This Copy

    Format:HTMLPlain textDelimited
    Subject: 
    Email to:

    Serving Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties in central Minnesota
    with locations in Albany, Annandale, Becker, Belgrade, Big Lake, Buffalo, Clearwater, Cokato, Cold Spring, Delano, Eagle Bend, Elk River, Foley, Grey Eagle, Howard Lake, Kimball,
    Little Falls, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville, Pierz, Richmond, Rockford, Royalton, St. Cloud, St. Michael, Sauk Centre, Staples, Swanville, Upsala and Waite Park.

    Horizon Information Portal 3.23_6390
     Powered by Dynix
    © 2001-2013 SirsiDynix All rights reserved.