Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).
Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article. There are conflicting or unreliable sources for the birth years of many people born in this period; where sources conflict, the poet is listed again and the conflict is noted:
Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:
Ferdowsi (born 935), Persian poet and writer