On the Road to Baku: The Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi and the Baku Global Forum: a necessary correction for the US State Department. @MonicaCrowley. Christopher Nixon Cox.

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Photo:  Atabeg of Azerbaijan Qizil Arslan welcomes Nizami

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On this folio from Walters manuscript W.604, King Qizil Arslan welcomes the poet Nizami.

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Created: 31 December 1480

On the Road to Baku: The Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi and the Baku Global Forum: a necessary correction for the US State Department. @MonicaCrowley. Christopher Nixon Cox.

His personal name was Ilyas[2] and his chosen pen-name was Nezami (also spelled as Nizami and Neẓāmi). He was born of an urban[12] background in Ganja (Seljuq[1] empire, now Azerbaijan) and is believed to have spent his whole life in South Caucasus.