In this course, students will examine the classical Persian tradition's rich legacy of historical, literary, and religious writings. Students will learn the grammatical and lexical differences distinguishing classical from modern Persian, and will be introduced to basic research tools and reference works. Readings cover the range of classical Persian texts. Class Notes: T 751 : P - Intermediate Persian or equivalent Above class open to graduates only Above class meets with CEUS-T 351. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Must be a Graduate student.