Safi al-Din Abd al-Aziz ibn Saraya al- Hilli

(d. 1348)

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(d. 1348)

Famous poet. Born into a Shii family from al-Hilla, Iraq. Became court poet in Mardin in 1302 under the Turkmen Artukids. Author of several works on literary forms. Famous for his collection of poetry (diwan) and for his taqiyah-oriented life in the Sunni world, in which he spent the majority of his life.

Subjects: Islam.

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