Abolqasem Ferdowsi

Abolqasem Ferdowsi

Bio

Abolqasem Ferdowsi was born in Khorasan in a village near Tus in 940. His great epic, Shahnameh, was originally composed for the Samanid princes of Khorasan. Ferdowsidied around 1020 in poverty.

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