OUTLINES OF THE CLASSIC TURKISH POETRY
The classic Turkish poetry is nourished from Islamic culture; in this respect that poetry is bonded with lots of the Islamic terms which especially it is inspired from Quran and different cultural lands and languages such as Arabic, Persian and also Urdu. From this point of view the classic Turkish poetry includes the spirit of Islamic civilization within the dimensions of time and space.
The classic Turkish poetry is named as Diwan Literature or the classic ottoman Literature. Diwan Literature has a wide cultural inheritance which sustained its effect over centuries. Today in Turkey, if one poet wants to improve his poems and his ability of the sensitive of poem, he must know Diwan Literature completely the point of view of the vocabulary and the classic poets such as Shaikh Ghalib,, Fuzuli, Baki, Nedim etc.
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