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Illustration of an Indian woman holding a flower
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Divan-i Hafiz.

circa 1600

RCIN 1005018

Hafiz was a Persian poet much admired by the Mughals. His divan (collected poems) consists largely of ghazals (short lyric poems). These were intended to be sung, or at least spoken with heavy intonation, and were popular in Mughal court entertainments.

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