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ILEX Sponsorship & Panel |  2nd Ferdowsi Conference 2000


2nd Ferdowsi Conference

Tehran, Iran, August, 2000

Ilex Foundation and the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia sponsored this conference.

The following papers were presented at the conference:

William O. Beeman, Brown University
"Ferdowsi and Tajik National Identity"

Olga M. Davidson, Wellesley College
"Shi'ite Resonance and the Continuity of Ferdowsi's Shahnameh"

Philip G. Kreyenbroek, University of Gˆttingen
"The Role of the Shahnameh in the Culture of the Parsi Community"

Ludwig Paul, University of Gˆttingen
"The Language of the Shahnameh in Historical and Dialectical Perspective"

James R. Russell, Harvard University
"The Shahnameh in Armenian Oral Epic"

Gernot Windfuhr, University of Michigan
"Ferdowsi's Haft Peykar"


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