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Waḥs̲h̲ī Bāfḳī
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, a Persian poet, born at Bāfḳ, in Kirmān, died in 991 (1583) or 992 (1584) and spent most of his life in Yazd. He wrote panegyrics in honour of S̲h̲āh Ṭahmāsp I and his court, began a poem (Ferhād u-S̲h̲īrīn) which he did not complete; it was finished long afterwards by Wiṣāl in 1265 (1848—1849). He wrote two other poems, Ḵh̲uld-i Barīn and Nāẓir u-Manẓūr, g̲h̲azal’s and ḳiṭaʿ’s. Ferhād u-S̲h̲īrīn has been lithographed in Persia and several times in India.


Luṭf ʿAlī Beg, Ātes̲h̲ Kede, Bombay 1277, p. 111—120

Riḍā Ḳuli Ḵh̲ān, Mad̲j̲ma ʿ al-Fuṣaḥāʾ, ii. 51—54

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Huart, Cl., “Waḥs̲h̲ī Bāfḳī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5940>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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