Ibn Yamin, Amir Fakhr Al-Din Mahmud Ibn Amir Yamin Al-Din Torgay

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Ibn Yamin, Amir Fakhr Al-Din Mahmud Ibn Amir Yamin Al-Din Torgay Mustaufi Faryumadi

 

Born 1286 in Faryumad, near Sebzevar; died 1368. Persian-Tajik poet.

Ibn Yamin was born to the family of the scholar and poet Amir Yamin al-Din. He is thought to have been the court poet of the Serbedar dynasty (mid-14th century). Over 5,000 of his poems, mainly aphorisms, have been preserved, including qasidas and mathnawis of a philosophical and mystical nature.

WORKS

Divan-i qutuaat va rubayyat-i Ibn Yamin. Tehran, 1318 A.H. (A.D. 1939).
Divan. Tehran, 1966.
Persice Ibn-i Yamin: 100 Short Poems. The Persian text with paraphrases by E. H. Rodwell. London, 1933.

REFERENCES

Khekmat, A.-R. Rasskaz o persidskom poete: Zhizn’ i tvorchestvo Ibn lamina. Moscow, 1965.
Yasami, R. Ahwal-i Ibn Yamin. Tehran, 1303 A.H. (A.D. 1924).
Imronov, S. Ibn lamin Far’iumadi. Dushanbe [1966].
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