Aug 23, 2017, 1:35 PM
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Persian literature masterpieces translated into Chinese

Beijing, Aug 23, IRNA – Simultaneous with the inauguration of Beijing International Book Fair on Wednesday, the Chinese translations of 23 Persian literature masterpieces were unveiled.

The translation of the works started 10 years ago in China. Chinese Iranologists have translated 23 Iranian masterpieces into Chinese, among which are works of Hafez, Saadi (Bustan and Golestan), Ferdowsi (Shahnameh), Khayyam, Rudaki, and Rumi. The books are all beautified with Iranian paintings and miniatures.

Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations of Iran Abuzar Ebrahimi-Torkaman thanked the translators of the books adding, 'It has been an invaluable attempt of the Persian Language and Iranology masters of China that was done in 30 years.

Ebrahimi-Torkaman also commemorated some of the translators who have passed on.

Beijing International Book Fair is being held on August 23-27.

Iran attends the fair as 'Guest of Honor' and with the motto 'The Colorful Dream of Silk Road'.