Chronograms by Muhammed Šakir ef. Muidović poet from Sarajevo
In this essay some chronograms in original and in prosaic translation writen by Muhammed Šakir ef. Miudović are presented. Muido¬vić was mufti in Sarajevo in the first half of 19 s. The death of some distinguished men of that time Sarajevo, provoked Muhamed Šakir Muidović to write the chronograms. The intention of the author was to throw light upon the personality of this learned mufti from Sa¬rajevo and poet of chronograms. For writing chronograms in verses author must have specific poetical skill and ability to give in several verses the main characteristic features of the person to which the chronogram is dedicated, or to describe some useful object and his benefactor and moreover a chronogram should include a statement, a fine idea, wish ect. and give the date of the event described. In this several chronograms, Muidović has shown himself as a skillful poet and in his chronograms is preserved the memory on certain persons of Muidović's time which he appreciated and which playd an important role in the public life of that time Sarajevo.