(Abul Qasim Mansu or Hasan) 932–1020, Persian poet.
Historical Examples

Persia’s great epic poets, notably Firdausi in Shahnamah, have preserved many of the early traditions of this land.
Oriental Women Edward Bagby Pollard

In Firdausi in Exile there is a strong and manly note audible.
Essays Arthur Christopher Benson

Firdausi in Exile is a story well told, and is the best narrative poem by Mr. Gosse.
Essays Arthur Christopher Benson

How much of the substance of Firdausi’s poems belongs to really primitive myth is uncertain.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 3. (of 7): Media George Rawlinson

“I remember Firdausi’s poem after a fashion only,” Cosmo answered.
Tales of Fantasy and Fact Brander Matthews

The ‘Shah-nameh’ of Firdausi, that model of a heroic poem, was written early in the eleventh century.
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2 Charles Dudley Warner

pen name of Abul Qasim Mansur ?935–1020 ad, Persian epic poet; author of Shah Nama (The Book of Kings), a chronicle of the legends and history of Persia

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