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Enveri (Enverī, fl. 869/1465) was a ninth/fifteenth century Turkish poet and the author of Düsturname (Düstūrnāme) and Teferrücname (Teferrücnāme), which is now lost. His real name is unknown because it was common for Ottoman poets to use pennames; Enveri, which means “luminous,” was his mahlas (makhlaṣ, sobriquet). Major Ottoman biographers do not mention Enveri, so it is difficult to sketch his life story based on anything other than the details he presents about himself in Düsturname. Enveri’s first work, Teferrücname, was written between 866/1462 and 869/1465 and is kn…

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Erginbas, Vefa, “Enveri”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_26194>
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