Comprehensive information about Mahsati including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Mahsati Ganjavi (Persian), (born circa 1089 Ganja, a city in modern Republic of Azerbaijan —after 1159) was a 12th-century Persian poet. Mahsati is a compound of two Persian words "Maah" (Moon) and "Sati" (Lady). The title appears in the works of Saadi, Nizami, Sanai, Rumi and Attar. As an eminent poet, she was composer of quatrains (ruba'is ).Originated from Ganja, she was said to have associated with both Omar Khayyam and Nizami. She is also said to have been a companion of Sultan Sanjar. Her alleged free way of living and peddled verses have stamped her as a Persian Madame Sans-Gêne. Her purported love affairs are recounted in the works of Jauhari of Bukhara . This educational Mahsati resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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