“A Thousand Years of the Persian Book” Exhibition at Library of Congress

 

“A Thousand Years of the Persian Book” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress March 27

Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) invites you to visit A Thousand Years of the Persian Book exhibition at the Library of Congress. The exhibition, sponsored by PAAIA and the generous support of other sponsors, will explore the rich literary tradition of the Persian language over the last millennium, from illuminated manuscripts to contemporary publications. The exhibition will bring attention to the literary achievements of Iran and the greater Persian-speaking regions of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Central and South Asia and the Caucasus.

 

A Thousand Years of the Persian Book will open on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in the South Gallery on the second level of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 E. First St. S.E., Washington, D.C. Free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, the exhibition will close on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

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