Shojaeddin Shafa

Shojaeddin Shafa

Prose translation by Shojaeddin Shafa (Qom 1918 – Paris 2010), Iranian writer and diplomat who was vice-minister of Reza Pahlavi’s imperial Court for cultural affairs.
First edition, in three volumes, published in 1957 at Teheran.
Illustrated by Gustave Doré.

Frontespizio dell’Inferno
Incipit dell’Inferno
Gustavo Doré, Il gigante Anteo (Inf., XXXI, 112-145).

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Veduta di Qom in una stampa del 1723