By Margaret Larkin

ISBN-10: 1851684069

ISBN-13: 9781851684069

This exhaustive and but captivating learn considers the existence and paintings of al-Mutanabbi (915-965), frequently considered as the best of the classical Arab poets. A innovative at center and sometimes imprisoned or pressured into exile all through his tumultuous existence, al-Mutanabbi wrote either debatable satires and while hired through one among his many consumers, laudatory panegyrics. using an ornate kind and use of the ode, al-Mutanabbi was once one of many first to effectively circulation clear of the frequently inflexible type of Arabic verse, the ‘qasida’.

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