Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Shams Al-e Ahmad: 1929-2010

Shams Al-e Ahmad, a leading Iranian scholar, author and educator, died in Tehran on Sunday. He was 81. The younger brother of the late Jalal Al-Ahmad, Shams was as equally a cultural figure and prolific writer. His body of work include “From Brother’s Eyes”, “The Cradle”, and “Aghigheh.”

Uskowi on Iran extends its condolences to Al-e Ahmad family and to Iranian scholarly community.

Photo: Arash Khamooshi, ISNA

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