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Richard Ovenden, Deputy Librarian, on the Bodleian Libraries and the Love and devotion exhibition (17.17 minutes).

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Poetry readings

ʿAṭṭār's Conference of the birds: poetry reading (2.19 minutes) 

Actor Helen Morse reads from ʿAttar's Conference of the Birds, translated by Edward FitzGerald.

Divan of Ḥāfiẓ: poetry reading (2.09 minutes)

Actor Helen Morse reads from the Divan of Ḥāfiẓ, translated by Gertrude Bell.

Nizami's Laylá and Majnūn: poetry reading (1.47 minutes)

Actor Helen Morse reads from the story of Laylá and Majnūn as told in Nizami's Khamsa, translated by James Atkinson.

Love and Devotion exhibition poster
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