The incomplete mesnevi of four thousand couplets titled – “Cihad-i Sultan Suleyman ber Iklim-i Rumili”” whose poet is unknown according to the records and catalogues actually belongs to Levhi Efendi. It is about the Hungarian, Belgrade and Rhodes conquests.
Mahü mentioned in one of his works that he wrote a mesnevi called “”Şehname-yi Humayun” of seven thousand couplets. Ahdi confirmed the existence of Mahfi’s “Şeh-name”” in his works, too. Mahremi’s “Suleymanname” consists of ten thousand couplets. It is about the period between Suleyman’s ascent to the throne and his campaign to Baghdad.
The incomplete mesnevi of four thousand couplets titled – The same poet wrote a second mesnevi about the campaigns and conquests of Beyazid II. “Fetihname-i Sefer-i Zigetvar” was written by a poet called Merahi. This mesnevi by Merahi which includes eulogies for Suleyman the Lawgiver and Sokullu Mehmed Pasha is the story of the last battle campaign of Suleyman the Lawgiver, Zigatvar (974/1566). Another very long mesnevi of four thousand five hundred couplets on Suleyman the Lawgiver was written by Sena’i. A copy of it, inlaid with gold, was made in 947/1540.
Feth-i Kal’a-i Nova” (The conquest of the Castle Nova) is one of the mesnevis of the second group of historical ones which tell us about various-significant personalities around the Lawgiver Sultan, fighting and endeavoring for him and for the empire.