Journey to the Sea

an online magazine devoted to the study of myth

Articles Tagged ‘Rumi’

Aesop, Diogenes, Rumi: The Lamp in Daylight

By Laura Gibbs • Nov 1st, 2008 • Issue 5

Laura continues her series on religious uses of Aesopic material, looking at an anecdote that made its way into the writings of the Sufi mystical poet Rumi. Article »

Rumi: The Fable of the Lion’s Share

By Laura Gibbs • Oct 1st, 2008 • Issue 4

Laura begins a series on religious interpretations of Aesop's fables by looking at the fable of the lion's share in Rumi, a thirteenth-century Sufi master. Article »