ISSN:2149-9225

PROPHET MUHAMMAD’S DESCRIPTIONS IN NA’TS: THE CASE OF YAHYA NAZIM’S DIVAN


Islamic culture has an important place on the basis of classical Turkish literature which has been dominant in our literary history for nearly six centuries. In this context; It is seen that many different literary genres emerged within the framework of Islamic literature attracted the attention of classical literary poets and gave them a distinct value in their works. One of the literary genres in question is na’t. Many poets wrote poetry as an enthusiastic indicator of their feelings towards Prophet Muhammad. Therefore, na’t has been one of the most popular and popular genres in literature. It is a tradition in our classical literature to write na’t in divans and mesnevi. The poets have written hundreds of na’t based on the hadith, the Quran, and the idea of the Prophet Muhammad, who was formed within the framework of sufi culture. In this study, the descriptions of the Prophet Muhammad in Yahya Nazim’s Divan, which is known to be one of the most famous writers in the literature, will be examined and the imagination of the Prophet Muhammad in the imagination of the poet will be tried to be revealed.


Keywords


Classical Turkish Literature, Yahya Nazim, Prophet Muhammad, Na’t.

Author : Muhammet KUZUBAŞ
Number of pages: 126-155
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/kesit.39434
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