If we still speak Farsi not Arabic, has been the result of Ferdowsi who is one of the greatest poets in Persian culture.
Reading The Book of Kings has been a traditional and cultural among ordinary and elite peoples.
Much I have suffered in these thirty years,
I have revived the Ajam with my verse
I will not die then alive in the world,
For I have spread the seed of the word
Whoever has sense, path and faith,
After my death will send me praise.