ĀHĪ JOḠATĀʾĪ, SOLṬĀN-QOLĪ BEG TORŠĪZĪ, Chaghatay amir, poet, and companion of Ḡarīb Mīrzā, a son of the Timurid sultan, Ḥosayn Bāyqarā. His taḵalloṣ prior to Āhī was Nargesī. He wrote in both Persian and Turkish; according to ʿAlī-Šīr Navāʾī, he wrote a Ḵamsa in imitation of Neẓāmī’s, but it failed to become popular. Āhī died in Tabrīz in 927/1521.
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Maǰmaʿ al-foṣaḥāʾ IV, p. 1.
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Al-Ḏarīʿa, pt. 9, sec. 1, p. 13.
(ʿA. ʿA. Rajāʾī)
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