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Powerless Before Love—Arabic And Persian Poetic Traditions

Revel in the beauty, longing, and passion that can be expressed in the spoken word. This evening features discussion and readings of Arab and Persian love poetry with iraj Anvar and husband-and-wife team Ted and Andree Feghali Gorton.

This program is generously supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

Collections, Islamic Art (61)

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Building the Moroccan Court
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
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Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
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Conserving the Damascus Room
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Discoveries Symposium Part 6
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Discoveries Symposium Part 5
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Discoveries Symposium Part 3
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Discoveries Symposium Part 2
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Discoveries Symposium Part 1
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Discoveries Symposium Part 4
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Games of the Ancient World
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