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15 May 2023, 09:28

Facsimile of rare Masnavi unveiled in Tehran book fair


TEHRAN, 15 May (BelTA - IRNA). - A Turkish publisher has unveiled a facsimile of a rare Masnavi manuscript for the first time at the 34th Tehran International Book Fair which is being held from May10-20.

Abdulsattar Yarar, who serves as director of the Organization of Libraries and Publications of Konya Province of Turkiye, said on Saturday that the facsimile unveiled in Tehran is a copy of a rare Masnavi of Rumi which is being kept in Konya Museum.

Yarar described Rumi as an outstanding human being throughout the entire history and said his works are universal, he said.

Stating that some 1,000 copies of the facsimile have been printed on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the death of Rumi, he underlined that the published has done its best to preserve the authenticity of the original manuscript in the copy.

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