June 2, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

Roshan Initiative aims to digitize epic poem, other Persian literature

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The Persian epic Shahnameh, which translates roughly to “Book of Kings,” dates back to the 10th or 11th century. But thanks to the University of Maryland’s Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities, students, researchers and interested readers will soon be able to enjoy its stories in new ways.

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