Poetry Aug 19

Simin Behbahani, Iran’s national poet, dies at 87

Iran’s national poet Simin Behbahani died Tuesday of heart failure at the age of 87, according to the country’s official news agency. Behbahani was an iconic figure of modern Persian literature, affectionately referred to as “the lioness of Iran” by…

Arts Aug 19

Simin Behbahani, Iran’s national poet, dies at 87

Iran’s national poet Simin Behbahani died Tuesday of heart failure at the age of 87, according to the country’s official news agency. Behbahani was an iconic figure of modern Persian literature, affectionately referred to as “the lioness of Iran” by…

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