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Turkey Literature

Turkey Literature

FROM THE ORIGINS TO THE 18TH CENTURY Turkish Ottoman literature is, together with Arabic and Persian literature, among the main Islamic literatures. Its beginnings are placed in Anatolia, between the end of the 13th century. and the beginning of the 14th, when the sultanate of the Seljuks of Konya was extinguished and the star of the Osmanli emerged. Among the first personalities emerge the poet YĆ«nus Emre (d. 1310 ca.), whose mystical songbook is of rare freshness and intensity, and…

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