Panj Ganj or Khamseh consists of five separate manuscripts in the Persian language all gathered in a single volume. These sections are all versified in the form of long poems with rhymed couplets, or Mathnavi as expressed in the Persian language. Khamseh recounts the most celebrated, delicate and eldest romantic stories of the Persian language. Read more about this element on the UNESCO Memory of the World website.

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Capital: Tehran
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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  • Route: Land