World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bahman Nama

Article Id: WHEBN0008278748
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bahman Nama  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of world folk-epics, Hooman, Nariman (father of Sām), List of places in Shahnameh, Salm (Shahnameh)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Bahman Nama

The Bahman-nama (Persian: بهمن نامه‎) is a Persian epic poem of 9500 Distichs (couplets)[1] about Bahman the son of Esfandiyar of the royal Kayanid dynasty. The earliest attestation of this work is in the book Mojmal al-tawarikh which gives the author as Hakim Īrānšāh b. Abi'l Khayr.[2]


See also


  1. ^ W. L. Hanaway, Jr., "BAHMAN-NĀMA" in Encyclopaedia Iranica
  2. ^ The manuscript reads Iranshan however Bahar believes that this is scribal error and it should be Iranshah. Most scholars have followed his convention

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.