DIVAN, THE


DIVAN, THE
   a collection of poems by Häfiz, containing nearly 600 odes; also a collection of lyrics in imitation of Goethe, entitled "Westöstlicher Divan."

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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