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Cenap Şahabettin (Cenāb Şehāb al-Dīn, 1286–7/1871–1934) was a poet and writer of the Servet-i Fünun (Thervet-i Fünūn, lit., wealth of sciences) movement, a literary movement in Ottoman Turkish literature at the time of a strong Ottoman rapprochement with Europe in all spheres of political, cultural, and social life. Like other authors of this movement, Cenap Şahabettin maintained close contact with Europe. Born in Manastır (now Bitola) as the son of Major Osman Şahabettin (ʿOthmān Şihābeddīn, d....