By E. J. W. Gibb
Volume III (originally released 1904) covers either the second one a part of the ‘classical age’ of Ottoman poetry, from 1520 to the early 17th century, and the following ‘late classical age’ to c. 1700. In Gibb’s knowing, this was once the period of maximum Persian effect upon Ottoman poetry, and used to be at its such a lot great within the reign of Süleyman (1520-66). the vast majority of the main popular Ottoman poets flourished in those centuries, drawn from all walks of lifestyles and lots of elements of the empire, from the manager jurisconsult Yahya Efendi (d. 1644) and the executive pass judgement on Baki (d. 1600), to the Nakshbandi sufi Lami’i Çelebi of Bursa (d. 1531), Fuzuli of Baghdad (d. 1556), the Albanian-born soldier Yahya Bey (d. 1575), the satirist Nef’i from Erzurum (executed c. 1635), and the guy of letters from Urfa, Nabi Efendi (d. 1712). furthermore, 8 of the most well-liked verse romances written during this interval are summarised in an appendix.
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A History of Ottoman Poetry Volume III: 1520-1600: 1520-1600 Vol III (Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies) by E. J. W. Gibb