The oldest but incomplete version of Shahnameh (a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi), dating back to 614 AH (after hijra), is kept at Florence Library in Italy and the oldest complete version which goes back to 675 AH is preserved at London Museum in Britain, said Abolfazl Khatibi, a distinguished Shahnameh researcher.
The biggest Ferdowsi’s ‘Shahnameh’ (Book of Kings) was unveiled in the ceremony attended by the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to India Ali Chegeni, heads of major Indian universities, and Indian artists, according to the Iranian Embassy in Delhi.
David Museum in Denmark organized an exhibition to introduce various aspects of Shahnameh, the national epic of Persia. The exhibition gives the public an opportunity to experience an ancient, exotic, and dramatic world in pictures.
Iran Cultural Fairs Institute (ICFI) announced it will put on display items related to culture and art, especially stories from Shahnameh, an epic by Iranian poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi, in Buch Wien, known as the Vienna International Book Fair.