Salome: a literary masterpiece about John the Baptist alayhisalam

Discussion in 'Bibliophile's Corner' started by Noori, Nov 19, 2007.

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  1. Noori

    Noori Senior Moderator

    don't know, very poor at GENERAL KNOWLEDGE :).
  2. an interesting question arises from this: which other prophets/ islamic religious figures have featured as characters in plays/novels/dramas/poetic epics?
  3. no replies? tis a pity...
  4. Salome by Oscar Wilde

    --This play tells the story of the martyrdom of John the Baptist at the hands of King Herod via the instigation of his step-daughter Salome. The language is poetic and amongst the most sublime the English language has to offer.

    An excerpt in which Hazrat Yahya (John the Baptist --here called Iokanaan) first speaks to and admonishes the princess Salome for her sins:


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