Islamic literature, Arabic, Persian literature
See also: Persian/Iranian literature
The Arabian Nights *
The Book of One Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights
The Electronic Literature Foundation’s presentation of The Arabian Nights features several illustrated editions.
Arabian Nights. With an annotated Index
Gateway site to the ASCII text of Sir Richard Burton’s unexpurgated translation.
Arabic literature *
International Prize for Arabic Fiction
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is one of the most prestigious and important literary prizes in the Arab world.
Arabic Poetry Page
A comprehensive Arabic poetry collection.
Islamic literature *
Quraan.com Authentic Islamic Literature
A collection of Islamic literature, including the Qur’an, Hadith, Tafseer (commentary), and related articles.
The Encyclopædia Iranica is a comprehensive research tool dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
The Koran/Qur’an *
The Koran. Qur’ an
Translations in over 30 different languages.
Three translations (Yusuf Ali, Shakir, and Pickthal). Abul Ala Maududi’s chapter introductions to the Qur’ān.
Quran Translation with Commentaries
E-book of Yusuf Ali Translation with commentaries.
The Internet Sacred Text Archive
Online Quran Classes for Online Quran Courses
A reliable online Quran school for online Quran classes include Quran reading, Quran memorization, Quran translation, online Hadith and online Fiqh courses.
A Compendium of Muslim Texts. Allah, Muhammad, Qur’an, Sunnah, Pillars.
Also: Economics, History, law and politics. Qur’an search, Hadeeth search, glossary. University of Southern California
The Packard Humanities Institute
Persian Texts in Translation. Author and title lists.
Urdu Poetry Portal
A collection of Urdu Poetry of famous Indian and Pakistani Poets.
Palestinian novelists and poets.
Khali Sakakini Cultural Centre
Persian poetry *
Hafiz Life & Poetry
Divan-e Hafiz (Hafez) in Persian and English, Fal-e Hafiz (divination by the oracle of Shiraz), biography, picture gallery and links.
Translated into English by Zara Houshmand.