“Diwan Attar Neyshabouri” is a collection of joyful and mystical poems of Sheikh “Farid-ud-Din Attar Neyshabouri” consisting of his lyric poems, ode and appendices; These attachments are lyric, ode and composition of verses that have been attributed to “Farid-ud-Din Attar Neyshabouri” in later versions.
Introducing the book by Farid-ud-Din Attar Neyshabouri
There are various versions of “Divan Attar Neyshabouri” that can not be verified; Because some of the poems in these versions do not belong to “Farid-ud-Din Attar Neyshabouri”.
The version now available to readers is the result of more than two decades of research by proofreaders who have compiled seven ancient manuscripts. Thus, it can be said that this correction of “Attar Neyshabouri’s Divan”, which is a “critical text based on ancient manuscripts”, is one of the most authoritative and citationable versions of this divan.
“Critical text based on ancient manuscripts” is a correction by “Mehdi Madaini” and “Mehran Afshari” which was done under the supervision of “Alireza Emami” and the value of the manuscripts was graded based on the validity and antiquity of the intended version; Because with the passage of time and the decline of antiquity, more poems can be seen in it.
In “Critical Text Based on Ancient Manuscripts”, first these texts were reproduced and combined by “Mehdi Madaini” and “Mehran Afshari” and arranged according to the letters of the rhyming alphabet. After confronting each other, the details of the copy are mentioned below each ode and sonnet in the footnote, and at the top of each poem on the right, the number of ode and sonnet and on the left, the code name of the version is listed in order of precedence.
2- Introducing the book in Aparat