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1140s in poetry

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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).


Works published


  • Bernard Silvestris's Cosmographia presented to the Pope
  • Births

    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:


  • Beatritz de Dia (died unknown), French trobairitz (female troubadour)
  • Xin Qiji (died 1207), Chinese Song Dynasty poet and military leader
  • Dietmar von Aist (died 1171), an early Minnesänger (possible)
  • 1141:

  • Nizami Ganjavi (died 1209), Persian romantic epic poet
  • 1142:

  • Farid al-Din Attar (died 1221), Persian
  • 1145:

  • Ibn Jubayr (died 1217), geographer, traveler and poet from al-Andalus
  • Attar Neyshapuri (died 1221), Persian Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer
  • 1147:

  • Raimbaut of Orange (died 1173), Occitan troubadour (approx.)
  • 1149:

  • Chand Bardai (died 1200), Hindu Brahmin and the court poet of the Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan
  • Deaths

    Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


  • Yehuda Halevi (born 1075), Hebrew poet in Al-Andalus
  • 1142:

  • Yue Fei (born 1103), Song
  • Peter Abelard (born 1079), French, writing in Latin
  • 1143:

  • Adib Sabir (born unknown), Persian
  • 1147:

  • Jaufré Rudel (born unknown), an Occitan troubadour
  • 1148:

  • Am'aq (born 1048), Persian poet that carried the title amir al-shu'ara ("Amir of poets")
  • Bernard Silvestris (born 1085), a Latin poet in France
  • References

    1140s in poetry Wikipedia

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