Author(s): M. Muhsin KALKIIM
In this study Neâtî Ahmed Dede’s,who is one of the 17 th century poets, terkîb-bend is analyzed which is called “Mersiyye Lî Hazret-i Imâm Huseyn”. Elegy’s theme is Hz. Huseyn’s martyrize in Kerbela in 10 th Muharrem 61 (10 th October, 680). Hz.Huseyn is a member of “Hamse-i Âl-i Abâ”(Hz.Muhammed, Hz.Ali, Hz.Fât?ma, Hz.Hasan, Hz.Huseyin) and one of the twelve imams of the ‘‘Ehl-i Beyt’’. The people who worked as spiritual guide in the Islamic world for years generally come from this succession.
The theme emphasized in the elegy is the love of “Ehl-i Beyt”. While narrating the tragic event Hz. Huseyn and his relatives were exposed of, he both mentioned his own feelings and universe’s mourning in an exuberant voice