The Essential Rumi Setting & Symbolism

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Rumiappears in Throughout the book

This is the location and name of the author of the works. He is named in reference to his location.

The area of Turkey in which he lived was called Konya. It was part of the Byzantine Empire. It was part of the remains of the Eastern portion of the Roman Empire.

This is, as far as the reader can tell, the natural home of the Arabian people.

Much of the poetry was written in the geographical area for which he was named.

This occurs in the very beginning of the book.

Tavernappears in The first 60 pages of the book

The tavern is the setting for a number of events, and for many poems. In The Essential Rumi, there are so many works that take place in a tavern that an entire section of the book is named "the Tavern".

As such, the...

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