Library of U.S. Congress digitizes Persian-language manuscript collection

Library of U.S. Congress digitizes Persian-language manuscript collection

In celebration of Nowruz, the Library of Congress has digitized and made available online for the first time the Rare Persian-Language Manuscript Collection, the Library's press service reported.

This collection includes 150 manuscripts with some dating back to the 13th century, reference specialist for the collection at the Library’s African and Middle Eastern Division Hirad Dinavari said.

The rare Persian-language manuscript collection includes beloved poems of the Persian poets Saadi Shirazi, Hafez and Jami, along with works of the poet Nizami Ganjavi.

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