Seller: sheribien2015 (19) 100%, Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 302133311317 Antique Metal Copper Hanging Plate of Ferdowsi. Abu Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi (c. 940–1020), or Ferdowsi, was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"),which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the national epic of Iran and the Greater Iran. Having drafted the Shahnameh under patronage of the Samanid and the Ghaznavid courts of Iran, Ferdowsi is celebrated as the most influential figure in Persian literature and one of the greatest in the history of literature. He is widely regarded as the greatest poet in the Persian language. He was called "The Lord of the Word" and "The Savior of Persian Language".