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Fayzī (1547/8–1595)

Fayzī, Abul-Feis Ibn Mubárak (fā-ē-sē’). A celebrated Indo-Persian poet and scholar; born at Agra, 1547; died in 1595. He surpassed all his contemporaries in philological, philosophical, historical, and medical knowledge, and about 1572 was crowned “king of poesy” in the court of the Emperor Akbar. Of his poems the most noteworthy are his lyrics,—odes, encomia, elegies, and specially his four-line pieces or apothegms. He wrote also many double-rhymed poems; and a Persian imitation of the famous Indian epic ‘Nala and Damajanti.’