A close study of Persian poetry reveals that Persian poets from Ferdowsi to Nasser Khosrow to Hafiz to Khayyam, have been
familiar with Christianity and have actually mentioned the name of Christ or Jesus or the 'Breath of Christ' which was symbolic of 'life' in their poems.
Modern Persian poets have also utilized Christ and Cross in their poetry.
Here is a sample poetry from Ahmad Alvand - "Crucified Again";
'At God's threshold
Chrubs sing in harmony:
There he comes
A fresh wound in each palm:
A nail wound
And Mary whispers to herself:
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