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Selection from the poetry of the Afghans

Selection from the poetry of the Afghans

from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, literally translated from the original Pushto with notes on the different authors and remarks on the mystic doctrine and poetry of the Sufis

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Published by K. P. Bagchi in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pushto poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Pushto

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Poetry of the Afghans
    StatementHenry George Raverty.
    ContributionsRaverty, H. G. 1825-1906.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6825E3 S4 1862a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21198278M

    Preview this book» What people are History of the Afghans: Tr. from the Original Unpublished Manuscript Jean Pierre Ferrier Full view - View all». This important historical book was gathered and written by Muhammad Hotak during the renaissance of Pashto language in Kandahar in AD in Afghanistan. Many ancient and important and precious pieces of Pashto literature and poetry have been saved and catalogued by . If you have struggled to knit with needles, loom knitting is an easy craft to master. From snuggly blankets for your loved ones to stylish throws for your sofa, this guide can help you knit unique designs for your home. Most of these designs use the circular loom. The First Anglo-Afghan War (also known by the British as the Disaster in Afghanistan) was fought between the British East India Company and the Emirate of Afghanistan from to Initially, the British successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir Dost Mohammad and former emir Shah Shujah (), whom they installed upon conquering Kabul in August Location: Afghanistan.

    Khattak, who is referred to as the national poet of Afghanistan, was a warrior poet that lived in the 17th century. He mostly wrote about unity, honor, war, love, and every day life.


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Summary: This is an anthology of English translations of Pushto poets from the 16th century on. Most, if not all, of these poets are Sufi. They utilize the poetic vocabulary of Sufiism: the tavern, the wine, the flowers, etc., all actually technical terms describing the soul's progression on Author: Henry George Raverty.

Get this from a library. Selection from the poetry of the Afghans. [H G Raverty;] -- Includes biographical sketches of the poets. Selections from the Poetry of the Afghans by H. Raverty. Anthology of later Sufi poets from Afghanistan, many translated directly from rare manuscripts.

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