Books of late Iranian expert Behrouz Servatian ready for publication
Publish Date : Monday 3 September 2012 - 13:09
The Iranian scholar, university professor and author, Behrouz Servatian passed away on July 28, 2012. Currently nine of his books in the fields of analyzing martial works and the editions of Khayyam's quatrains are ready for publication.
The Persian literature expert died of a heart attack on July 28, 2012.
Born in 1937 in the Iranian city of Miandoab, West Azarbaijan Province, Servatian got his PhD in Persian language and literature from the University of Tehran in 1975.
He published his first book about Shahnameh, the Persian epic masterpiece of 14th-century Persian poet Ferdowsi.
He conducted comprehensive research on Persian literary works and wrote about 70 books on masterpieces of classical and contemporary Persian literature by poets such as Hafez, Nezami, Attar, Shahriar, Nima Youshij and Sohrab Sepehri.
Talking about the books which are reading for publication, one of the friends of Servatian said: “One of the books entitled “Nobat Sevvom” (third round) is a selection of the mystic commentary of Kashf al Asrar (The Unveiling of Mysteries) by Meybodi.”
Some of the other books include “The Diwan of Neyyer Shirazi”- holding Persian and Turkish poems and epics of Ashura-, the edition of Meybodi’s Quran translation, the simplified version of Shams Qays Razi's Al-Mujam fi maair ash ar al-Ajam, “50 years of Miandoab’s history” as well as “The biography of Farhad Mirza Motamed-ul-dole”.
Alireza Qojeh-zadeh said that all the books are ready and we are looking for a publisher.