The Russian Ministry of Culture held an exhibition of Iranian Poet Nizami Ganjavi’s works titled “Nizami’s Subjects & Visual Works”.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting IRNA in Moscow, The event was held in Moscow on the occasion of the 880th birth anniversary of the Iranian poet.
Some 57 works of art including manuscripts, miniature images from Ganjavi’s books, and several large and small carpets also containing images of Nizami Ganjavi’s book subjects were showcased in the event with the aim to present some of Ganjavi’s works to the Russian people, the report says.
The exhibition is organized in such a way that the visitors can read Ganjavi’s poems. The showcased paintings, miniatures, and carpets help visitors understand the subjects of his poems better.
Nizami Ganjavi is this great poet, philosopher of the 12th century (1141-1209) from Azerbaijan who also told the story of ‘Leyli and Majnun’ the epitome of Romanticism, borrowed at the theatricality of the drama.