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Örik, Nahīd Ṣi̊rrī
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(Nahit Sirri Örik), Turkish author, journalist and literary researcher, born on 22 May 1894 in Istanbul, died in 1960. He was the grandson of Aḥmed Nāfid̲h̲ Pas̲h̲a of Olti, who was also a poet and the son of Örik Ag̲h̲asi̊-zāde Ḥasan Ṣi̊rrī, who was a government official and translator. Nahit Sirri attended Galatasaray lycée, graduating in 1913. He lived in Europe until 1928, and after his return to Turkey, worked as a correspondent for the newspaper Cumhuriyet and as a translator for the Ministry of Education. He travelled in Anatolia and wrote articles, mostly concer…

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Balim, Çİğdem, “Örik, Nahīd Ṣi̊rrī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 31 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6028>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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