Category:Khosrow and Shirin

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Khosrow and Shirin 
Persian tragic romance by the Nizami Ganjavi
Upload media
Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg  Wikipedia
Instance of literary work
  • 1175
Authority control
Blue pencil.svg
Khosrow e Shirin (it); Khosrow et Chirine (fr); Хосров и Ширин (ru); Chosrau und Schirin (de); Khosrow và Shirin (vi); خسرو و شیرین (fa); 霍斯陆和席琳 (zh); Hüsrev ü Şirin (tr); ホスローとシーリーン (ja); ח'וסרו ושירין (he); Xosrov və Şirin (az); خسرو ئو شیرین (mzn); Khosrau og Shirin (nb); Farhod va Shirin (uz); Khosrow and Shirin (en); خسرو وشيرين (ar); Cosroes y Shirin (es); Խոսրով և Շիրին (hy) Relato de amor tradicional persa. (es); Persian tragic romance by the Nizami Ganjavi (en); كتاب من تأليف نظامي الكنجوي (ar); ספר מאת חכים ג'מאל א-דין נזאמי (he); boek (nl) Hüsrev ve Şirin (tr); Farhad und Schirin (de); خوسرو ئو شیرین (mzn); ח'סרו ושירין (he); شیرین و خسرو, نظامی (fa)

"Khosrow and Shirin", also spelled Khosrau and Shirn, Chosroes and Shirin, Husraw and Shireen and Khosru and Shirin, is the title of a famous Persian tragic romance.

Shirin consents to marry Khosrow after many romantic and heroic episodes. Yet, Shirouyeh, Khosrow's son from his wife Maryam, is also in love with Shirin. He murders his father and sends a messenger to Shirin conveying that after one week, she would have to marry him. Shirin, in order to avoid marrying Shiroyeh, kills herself. Khosrow and Shirin were buried together in one grave.

Variants of the story were also told under the titles "Shirin and Farhad" or "Farhad and Shirin". As a couple, Khosrow and Shirin also feature in "Arabian Nights" stories.

Media in category "Khosrow and Shirin"

The following 67 files are in this category, out of 67 total.