This volume contains thirty-five translations of Persian poetry, arranged in five groups as well as two examples of prose translations from Arabic, which offer examples of ‘rhymed prose’ of which the earliest examples are to be found in the Koran. To help the reader, a substantial introduction on Persian poetry is included, as well as a personal memoir of the author by J B Atkins.
1. Introductory Memoir – J. B. Atkins 2. Note on Persian Poetry by E. Denison Ross 3. List of Poets Represented 4. Poems: Occasional, Mystic, Lyric, Moral and Narrative 5. Prose Passages 6. Index of First Lines