Badiozzaman Forouzanfar

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Badi'ozzamān Foruzānfar
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Badǐ'ozzamān Forǔzānfar
Born (1904-07-12)July 12, 1904
Boshrooyeh in Ferdows County, Persia
Died May 6, 1970(1970-05-06)
Tehran, Persia
Nationality Iranian
Occupation Scholar
Known for Scholar of Persian literature, Iranian linguistics and culture, and an expert on Molana (Rumi) and his works.

Badi'ozzamān Foruzānfar (12 July 1904, Boshrooyeh in Ferdows County- 6 May 1970, Tehran) (Persian: بدیع‌الزمان فروزانفر‎, born Ziyaa' Boshrooye-i ضيا بشرويه‌ای ) was a scholar of Persian literature, Iranian linguistics and culture, and an expert on Molana Jalaleddin Balkhi (Rumi) and his works. He was a distinguished professor of literature at Tehran University.

Critical edition of Diwan e Shams (in 10 volumes) by Forouzanfar is the best edition of the book available to date. [1][2] The first critical edition of Fihi ma fihi has been also done by B. Forouzanfar, which is now well known in the West thanks to the selective translation of A. J. Arberry.

He was also a first cousin (maternal) of another famous Iranian scholar of literature, Prof. Mohammad Parvin Gonabadi.

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