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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Nizami Ganjavi (1140/1–1202/3)

Nizami or Nizamee (nē-shä’mē). A Persian poet; born in 1141; died in 1202. His works are: the ‘Storehouse of Mysteries,’ a religious poem; ‘Khusrau and Shīrīn,’ a metrical tale; ‘Lailā and Majnūn,’ a romantic epic; ‘Seven Portraits,’ love stories; and the ‘Alexander Book.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).