By E.J.W. Gibb
Volume II (originally released 1902) covers the interval 1450 to 1520, the early ‘classical age’. For Gibb, the reign of Mehmed II (1451-81) was once ‘the actual place to begin of Ottoman poetry’, while extra verse was once written within the more and more Persianized literary idiom of the Ottoman courtroom, unlike the really provincial Turkish sort of such a lot poets of the 1st interval. one of the top poets of this period are Cem Sultan (d. 1495), the brother of Bayezid II (1481-1512) held captive for a few years in France and Italy; the pass judgement on and courtier Ahmed Pasha (d.c. 1496) and Necati, the son of a slave (d. 1509). additionally mentioned is the paintings of Mihri Hatun of Amasya (d. after 1512), one of many few recognized Ottoman ladies poets. Gibb offers prolonged summaries of the tales of Yusuf and Zuleika, and Leyla and Mecnun, either composed by means of Hamdi (d. 1509), as early Ottoman examples of conventional romances within the mesnevi form of rhymed couplets.
Volume II comprises prefaces. the 1st is an obituary of Gibb via E. G. Browne, by way of an inventory of the Persian and Turkish manuscripts in Gibb’s library on the time of his dying. the second one is Gibb’s meant preface, countering criticisms of the 1st quantity with a powerful defence of his choice to take advantage of an archaic kind of English in his translations.
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