International Shahname Conference: The Second Millennium. Conference Volume

Arabic & English

Studia Iranica Upsaliensia No. 26


Edited by: Forogh Hashabeiky
June 2015
Uppsala University
Distributed by Coronet Books
ISBN: 9789155491338
275 Pages, Illustrated
$87.50 Hardcover


Shāhnāme by Abu al-Qāsem Ferdowsi is the most prominent Persian heroic epos written in the early 11thcentury. The year 2010, the millennial anniversary of the completion of the Shāhnāme,was celebrated with several academic conferences and events around the world. To commemorate the beginning of the second millennium of this great literary work of humanity, the “International Shāhnāme Conference: The Second Millennium” was held 15–16 October 2011 at Uppsala University. The present volume collects fourteen papers in Persian and English presented at this conference.