Kamal al-Din Isfahani

Kamal al-Din Isfahani (Persian: کمال الدین اسماعیل; 1172 – 1237) was a Persian writer of qasidas and other forms of poetry, who lived from 1172–1237. He and his father, the poet Jamal al-Din Muhammad Isfahani, were well known in Isfahan. He was murdered during the Mongol invasion and buried in a simple tomb. His tomb is in the Jouybareh district in Isfahan.[1]

Kamal al-Din Isfahani
Quatrain (rubaʿi) of Kamal al-Din Isfahani copied by Mir Emad Hassani. Iran, early 17th-century. Library of Congress
Quatrain (rubaʿi) of Kamal al-Din Isfahani copied by Mir Emad Hassani. Iran, early 17th-century. Library of Congress
Born1172
Isfahan, Seljuk Empire
Died21 December 1237
Isfahan, Mongol Empire
Notable worksDivan of Kamal al-Din Isfahani
RelativesJamal al-Din Muhammad Isfahani (father)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Durand-Guédy 2010, pp. 415–417.

SourcesEdit

  • Durand-Guédy, David (2010). "Kamāl-al-Din Eṣfahāni". In Yarshater, Ehsan (ed.). Encyclopædia Iranica, Volume XV/4: Kafir Kala–Ḵamsa of Jamāli. London and New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul. pp. 415–417. ISBN 978-1-934283-26-4.
  • Durand-Guédy, David (2018). "Kamāl al-Dīn Iṣfahānī". In Fleet, Kate; Krämer, Gudrun; Matringe, Denis; Nawas, John; Rowson, Everett (eds.). Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE. Brill Online. ISSN 1873-9830.