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    The Drop That Became the Sea (Paperback) By (author) YUNUS EMRE, Translated by Kabir Helminski, Translated by R. Algan

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    DescriptionThis collection of poems introduces a general readership to Yunus Emre (1240-1321), called the "greatest folk poet in Islam." An unlettered Turkish shepherd who sang mystical songs that are still popular today, he was the first in a great tradition of Turkish Sufi troubadours who celebrated the Divine Presence as the intimate Beloved and Friend. Yunus's verse conveys the spirit and philosophy of Islamic mysticism in simple, earthy language.


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    Title
    The Drop That Became the Sea
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) YUNUS EMRE, Translated by Kabir Helminski, Translated by R. Algan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780939660308
    ISBN 10: 093966030X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    Ingram Theme: RELI/ISLAM
    BISAC V2.8: REL090000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/TURKEY
    BISAC V2.8: POE009000
    B&T Approval Code: A24464200
    DC22: 894/.3511
    BISAC V2.8: POE003000
    LC classification: PL248.Y8 A24 1989
    DC22: 894.3511
    DC21: 894.3511
    LC classification: PL248.Y8 A
    Publisher
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Publication date
    12 September 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Review quote
         "The songs that sing to us from these pages are fresh and simpleand as deep as the Sea itself. What better to say of a book than it came when it was needed." —Impressions