Persian Manuscripts : Kalimāt al-Shuʻarāʼ

Sarkhush Lāhūrī, Muḥammad Afz̤al,‏ 1644or 1645-1714‏Sarkhushسرخوش لاهورى، محمد افضل‏سرخوش

Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'>The <i>Kalimāt al-Shuʻarāʼ</i> (Discourses of the Poets) by Muḥammad Afz̤al Lāhūrī, pen-named 'Sarkhush', which he commenced in 1093 AH (1682–83) CE) based upon a chronogram of the title. He and his father both served the Mughal emperor Mughal Emperor ‘Alamgīr I. He recounts the lives and works of some 200 Indian poets, especially of Delhi, active during the reign of his patron's predecessors Jahāngīr and Shāh Jahān I, many of whom he knew personally.</p>

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