“The Persian Book of Kings: Vicissitudes of a Foundational Text in Iranian Culture


Friday, April 25, 2014
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
AMED Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building,
Library of Congress

Make sure not to miss this amazing lecture with Dr. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak of the University of Maryland. The lecture series accompanying “A Thousand Years of the Persian Book” exhibit is cosponsored by the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland with the generous support of the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute based in Hawaii.

The first-ever exhibition of its kind, “A Thousand Years of the Persian Book,” provides a glimpse into the Library’s unique Persian collections and the important role that the Persian language has played in world history. The exhibition is made possible through the generous support of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), Ambassador Hushang Ansary, Jawad Kamel, Nazie Eftekhari, and other generous donors.

Click here for more details about the Roshan Lectures at the Library of Congress.






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