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Sāhir, D̲j̲elāl
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( Celal Sahir Erozan ), Ottoman and early Republican Turkish poet and author, born in 1299/1883, died in 1935.

He was the son of Ismāʿīl Ḥaḳḳi̊ Pas̲h̲a of Yemen and Fehime Nüzhet of the Tatar Ḥād̲j̲ī Dāwūd K̲h̲ān family, herself an author and poet. Sāhir grew up with his mother in Istanbul, attended the Dāwūd Pas̲h̲a Rūs̲h̲diyye and the Wefā Iʿdādī schools and took private French lessons. He began writing poetry at the age of 14, and his poems were first published in T̲h̲erwet-i fünān [q.v.], the journal of the literary group Edebiyyāt-i̊ d̲j̲edīde . When the group renewed itself under the name F…

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Balim, Çİğdem, “Sāhir, D̲j̲elāl”, 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_6470>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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