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By E. J. W. Gibb

The heritage of Ottoman Poetry, first released in six volumes among 1900 and 1909, was once the valuable made of E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. by the point of his early loss of life in 1901 basically the 1st quantity had seemed in print. the remaining used to be nearly entire and was once obvious during the press via Gibb’s pal and literary executor, the Persian student E. G. Browne. The background was once designed to supply the 1st prolonged account in English of Ottoman literature. the 1st 4 volumes hide 4 developmental levels, principally lower than the impact of Persian literature, from round 1300 to the center of the 19th century. The 5th quantity introduces the ‘New college’ of Ottoman poetry produced in Gibb’s personal period and encouraged by means of French versions. The 6th quantity includes in Ottoman published script the texts of all works quoted in English translation within the past volumes. No similar learn has seemed in English seeing that Gibb’s magnum opus. His heritage of Ottoman Poetry has turn into a vintage paintings that's nonetheless largely mentioned and priceless for college students, students and someone with a basic curiosity in heart jap literature and culture.

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 next ‘late classical age’ to c. 1700. In Gibb’s realizing, this used to be the period of maximum Persian effect upon Ottoman poetry, and used to be at its so much very good within the reign of Süleyman (1520-66). nearly all of the main renowned Ottoman poets flourished in those centuries, drawn from all walks of lifestyles and plenty of components of the empire, from the executive 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 fellow of letters from Urfa, Nabi Efendi (d. 1712). moreover, 8 of the most well-liked verse romances written during this interval are summarised in an appendix.

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