عنوان مقاله [English]
Allameh Mohammad Iqbal Lahouri is a prominent and distinguished poet, a defender of national interests and heritage who has an important role in his homeland with its special Islamic boundaries. The epic of his homeland had always been an integral part of his sublime ideas and novel thoughts. The gem of his existence sparkles with love for his motherland. He is famed and admired for his constant preoccupation with Islamic nationalism and patriotic activities. Commemorating his native land and the defense of his country was his prime mission, a motif clearly seen in Persian epic and in the poetry of earlier patriotic poets of Iran. This research was conducted by library method making use of primary and secondary sources as well as internet sources. The purpose of this article is to explore to what extent patriotic poetry of Iqbal Lahouri was under the influence of patriotic Persian epic since he is considered as a pioneer of patriotic poetry with its special significance in contemporary literature.