Middle Persian

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Middle Persian

n.
An Iranian language used in Persia during the reign of the Sassanids. Also called Pahlavi.

Middle Persian

n
(Languages) the classical form of modern Persian, spoken from about 300 ad to about 900. See also Pahlavi2

Mid′dle Per′sian


n.
the Persian language from c300 b.c. to a.d. c1000. Abbr.: MPers
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TOUS, Iran - Almost 1,000 years after his death, one can still hear Hakim Abul Qasim Mansur, better known as Ferdowsi , reciting the epic Shahnameh (the Book of Kings) in a classical Persian accent for devotees who visit his grand mausoleum in this Iranian city.
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Primarily students of Ahmad Mahdavi Damghani during the tenure at Harvard University 1987-2014 mark his 90th birthday with 17 papers on classical Persian literature and philology; classical Arabic literature and philology; Islamic theology, Islamic jurisprudence, and Islamic philosophy; and Islamic history and historiography.
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The title of the exhibition, Rhythm & Verses, was chosen specifically to emphasise the fact that in classical Persian calligraphy the ultimate aim of the scribe was to visualise and complement the technical and aesthetic virtuosity of the reciter and poet as well as the composer and musician," said Dr Heba Nayel Barakat, Head of Curatorial at IAMM.
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2); it seems to have developed from the classical Persian (az) an-i.
Assefjah's interest in Renaissance painting suggests a motive for her use of tempera, but the effect of the translucent medium, which dries in uneven, streaky lines of deeper and lighter color, also evokes the ink used by classical Persian calligraphers.