German’s popular “Enzyklopädie des Islam” literary portal has published musaddas and ghazal (poetic genres) by prominent Azerbaijani poet Mahammad Fuzuli in German as part of the Azerbaijan’s State Translation Centre’s “Mahammad Fuzuli – 530” project.

The translator of the works presented with information about the poet’s creativity is Dr. Yavuz Özoguz, a well-known philologist, German language specialist and academic director of the portal.

The portal, which has a wide auditorium of readers, regularly publishes works by such outstanding poets as Khagani Shirvani, Nizami Ganjavi, Omar Khayyam, Yunus Emre, Imadaddin Nasimi, Wolfgang von Goethe, Theodore Fontaine, Friedrich Rückert, and Rainer Maria Rilke.

The great Azerbaijani poet Mahammad Fuzuli (1494-1556) is the author of the “Leyli and Majnun” poem, the pearl of the Oriental and World poetry.

By the decision of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers dated May 7, 2019, his works were declared state heritage.