Fāzil (M)

b. 1757. d. 1810. Nationality: Ottoman.
Poet. Raised in the palace of Istanbul, before being expelled in 1783-4 and eventually exiled to Rhodes in 1799. Author of erotic works of poetry. Author of *Defter-i ʿas̲h̲ḳ* (*Journal of Love*) in 1842 and *Zenān-nāme * (*Book of Women*) in 1838, published posthumously. Biographical information: J. H. Mordtmann, “Fāḍil Bey”, *Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition*, 2012, Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2222. Retrieved on 19 February, 2020 & E. J. W. Gibb, *Ottoman Poems: Translated Into English Verse in the Original Forms, with Introduction, Biographical Notices, and Notes*, Trübner & Company, 1882, pp. 218-20. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Elegy on a Lady 1883-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14783