The incomplete mesnevi of four thousand couplets titled

The incomplete mesnevi of four thousand couplets titled

The incomplete mesnevi of four thousand couplets titled

“Cihad-i Sultan Suleyman ber Iklim-i Rumili” whose poet is unknown according to the records and catalogues actually belongs to Levhi Efendi. It is about the Hungarian, Belgrade and Rhodes conquests. Mahü mentioned in one of his works that he wrote a mesnevi called “Şehname-yi Humayun” of seven thousand couplets. Ahdi confirmed the existence of Mahfi’s “Şeh-name” in his works, too. Mahremi’s “Suleymanname” consists of ten thousand couplets. It is about the period between Suleyman’s ascent to the throne and his campaign to Baghdad. The same poet wrote a second mesnevi about the campaigns and conquests of Beyazid II. “Fetihname-i Sefer-i

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