scribes at work, collecting Diwan
Diwan is a collection of poems. These poems were often written and collected in the royal courts of various sultanates. They were very well known for their ability to inspire.
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Rose and nightingale on the binding of a Divan of Hafiz (Iran, 1842)
Ottoman garden party, with poet, guest, and winebearer; from the 16th-century Dîvân-ı Bâkî
Fuzûlî (1483?–1556), Divan poet of Azeri origin