Yusuf Nabi was an Ottoman poet from Urfa. After travelling to Istanbul, he became favourite of the grandvizier of Sultan Mehmet IV, Kara Mustafa Pasha. He died, aged about 90, in 1712. Nabi wrote several historical works, including an account of the conquest of Kameniec in Podolia. The present work, titled Tuhfat al-Haramayn is an account of his pilgrimage to the holy places in 1678. It was composed in 1682. His most popular work is his Diwan however.