Sunday, June 22, 2008
“Garden of Musalla”, a collection of Hafez poems has recently been published in Armenia.
The collection has been translated into Armenian under the supervision of Iran’s Cultural Office in Armenia.
Published by Iravunk Publications of Armenia, the book contains the lyrics translated by famous Armenian poets such as Avetik Isahakian, and Sylva Kaputikyan.
The Iravunk Publications has previously published poetry by Persian poets Omar Khayyam and Rumi.
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[About the poets-translators, visit the Writer's Union of Armenia: http://www.wua.am/writers/isahakyan_avetik/eng.htm