Articles by Annemarie Schimmel

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Rūmī (30 Sep 1207 – 17 Dec 1273)
Annemarie Schimmel | Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

Sufi Mystic and Poet – Rūmī’s use of Persian and Arabic in his poetry, in addition to some Turkish and Greek, has resulted in his being claimed variously for Turkish and Persian literature. The influence of his writings in the Indian subcontinent is also substantial.

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Rūmī (30 Sep 1207 – 17 Dec 1273)
Annemarie Schimmel | Encyclopædia Britannica – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Sep 2020

Sufi Mystic and Poet – Rūmī’s use of Persian and Arabic in his poetry, in addition to some Turkish and Greek, has resulted in his being claimed variously for Turkish and Persian literature. The influence of his writings in the Indian subcontinent is also substantial.

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