- Abul Qasim Mansu or Hasan, 932–1020, Persian poet.
Also Ferdus, Fir·dou·si, Fir·du·si [fer-doo-see] /fərˈdu si/.
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Examples from the Web for firdausi
"I remember Firdausi's poem after a fashion only," Cosmo answered.Tales of Fantasy and Fact
In Firdausi in Exile there is a strong and manly note audible.Essays
Arthur Christopher Benson
How much of the substance of Firdausi's poems belongs to really primitive myth is uncertain.
Persia's great epic poets, notably Firdausi in Shahnamah, have preserved many of the early traditions of this land.Oriental Women
Edward Bagby Pollard
The 'Shah-nameh' of Firdausi, that model of a heroic poem, was written early in the eleventh century.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2
Charles Dudley Warner
- pen name of Abul Qasim Mansur ?935–1020 ad, Persian epic poet; author of Shah Nama (The Book of Kings), a chronicle of the legends and history of Persia
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