Among the works written in verse in the Ottoman Empire, there were also fatwas that is a legal issue and some of the Shaikh al-lslams or Muftis have given the same answers to some of the questions asked to them in verse. In certain time not that common, though limited to people and the environment, a tradition in the Ottoman Empire in this regard has been seen to occur. First examples of these fatwas seen in the second half of the 16th century, common to these fatwas were also found in the 17th - 18th century, whereas the samples are much reduced from the 19th century. The first examples of these fatwas can be said to have originated in the statutory period of 30 years and Selim II, who Shayikh al-lslam Ebussuud Lord. Fatwas in verse is an original type in the Classical Turkish Literature. The word fatwa derived from the root of the Arabic word “Fetai”, and told about shedding a light on a difficult matter to be solved and the word “ifta” tried to describe the dissolution of a matter
Fatwa, verse fatwa, Shaykh al-Islam Hodja Sadeddin Effendi.