Layla and Majnun

By |2017-08-30T23:49:13+00:00August 30th, 2017|Islam, Literature|

Layla and Majnun at school together, from a manuscript of the Khamsa that belonged to Timur's son and is now in the Hermitage Museum (1431 AD). This is a very famous Iranian story about Layla and Majnun. People started to tell this story around the 800s AD. In the 1100s, the Iranian poet Nizami Ganjavi [...]