A collection of stories from Rumi's classic opus "The Mathnawi," this astounding compilation of more than 24,000 verses is carefully adapted for younger audiences. Best known for his spiritual poetry and the whirling dance of Sufi practice he inspired, Rumi's influence continues to spread around the world.
Tales from Rumiby Ali Fuat Bilkan
- HARDCOVER : 2008-02-01 • 160 Pages • 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inch inches • ISBN 9781597841245
- CATEGORIES Interfaith Dialogue, Backlist, Forthcoming
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Professor Bilkan is the rector of Ipek University, Ankara. He completed his PhD in Classical Turkish Literature at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Gazi University, and postdoctoral research on 'Turkish Literature in India' at Jawaharlal University, New Delhi. He worked as an academic and an administrator respectively at Middle Eastern Technical University (METU) , Gazi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Fatih University, Wisconsin and TOBB University of Economics and Technology (ETU). Professor Bilkan's work focuses on tertiary education, classical literature, cultural diplomacy, and Iranian and Indian history, literature and culture. He is married with three children. He is fluent in English and Persian.