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The Image of Christ in the Poems of Saib Tabrizi
Yahya Kardgar
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The culture and literature of Iran, has paid special attention to the religion of Christianity. This feature has become more prominent in the Safavid era for political, social, cultural and ideological reasons. Saib, the greatest poet of this era, had further contribution in reflecting this feature in his poems. This paper examines the events of the life of Christ in his Divan of six books by his descriptive-analytical method and concluded that the religious features his era, his theosophical and ethical perspective, the attachment of the audience of Saib poetry to Christ and the religion of Christianity and, finally, his tendency to theme-creating and subtlety and his dominance in the life of heavenly prophets has played a key role in presenting a full image of Christ. Referring to the life of Christ and other divine messengers, he seeks to bring religions closer to one another.
Keywords: Persian poetry, Safavid era, Hindi style, image of Christ, Saib Tabrizi.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: ادبیات غنایی

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