Vis and Ramin: A Medieval Persian Romance


Vis and Ramin: A Medieval Persian Romance

Application Deadline: Monday, November 10th, 2008

Time: 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Location: 5124 SS&H; Buehler Alumni Center, AGR Room

Vis and Ramin: A Medieval Persian Romance

Richard “Dick” Davis is a published poet, well known scholar of Persian Literature, and a
celebrated translator of Medieval and modern Persian literature in English. His more
than 20 books include a complete English translation of the Persian epic Shah-nameh, or
the Book of Kings, which was chosen as a “book of the year” by Washington Post in 2006,
and “A kind of love” which received the Ingram Merrill Prize for “excellence in poetry”.

This event is sponsored by Department of History

This event is cosponsored by Departments of English, Classics and Middle East/South Asia
Studies and the Medieval and Early Modern Studies

For more information please contact: btezcan@ucdavis.edu

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