Häfiz (13201391)

Häfiz, his real name Shems-Eddin-Mohammed, the great lyric poet of Persia, born in Shiraz, where he spent his life; he has been called the Anacreon of Persia; his poetry is of a sensuous character, though the images he employs are Interpreted by some in a supersensuous or mystical sense; Goethe composed a series of lyrics in imitation; the name Häfiz denotes a Mohammedan who knows the Korân and the Hadith by heart (13201391).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich * Hagar
Haden, Sir Francis Seymour
Hades
Hadith
Hadji
Hadleigh
Hadley, James
Hadley, John
Hadramaut
Hadrian
Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich
Häfiz
Hagar
Hagedorn
Hagen
Hagenau
Hagenbach, Karl
Haggadah
Haggai
Haggard, Rider
Haggis
Hagiographa

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Häfiz in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable