Ferdowsi — Poet

Hakim Abu ʾl-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi, or Firdawsi, was a highly revered Persian poet and the author of the epic of Shahnameh, which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world. Having drafted the Shahnameh under patronage of the Samanid and the Ghaznavid courts of Persia, Ferdowsi is celebrated as one of the most influential Persian poets of all time, and an influential figure in Persian literature... (wikipedia)

And now may the blessing of God rest upon all men. I have told unto them the Epic of Kings, and the Epic of Kings is come to a close, and the tale of their deeds is ended.
And the blood of brave men was shed like unto the shedding of rain from a black cloud.
Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the combats waged between them, and blows were given and received, and swords flashed and showers of arrows descended on all sides.
How shall a man escape from that which is written; How shall he flee from his destiny?
Helmet was joined to helmet, and spear to spear, and jewels, baggage, and elephants without number went with them, and you would have said it was a host that none could understand.

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