The Essential Rumi Character Descriptions

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Shams

A close friend of the poet, this person one day disappears and is thought to have been murdered, though this remains unconfirmed.

Jesus the Christ

This person is a spiritual teacher from Nazareth whose life story is used as a point of reference in many of the poet's writings.

Mohammad

This person brought Islam to the world and has the reputation of being gentle, kind, and wise.

Mouse

This animal lives near a pond and is used by the poet to describe a deeply important relationship between two very dissimilar entities in a poem entitled "The Long String."

Frog

This animal lives in a pond and appears in two poems, "The Long String" and "The Force of Friendship."

Saladin Zarkub

This person is a goldsmith and very close friend of the poet.

Husam Chelebi

This person is a scribe and one of the poet's students and close...

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