A critical study of the poetry of Isma'il b. al-Qasim known as Abu'l-Atahiya.

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Kafrawy, Muhammad;
  • Publisher: SOAS University of London
  • Subject: SRT1

In this thesis we have tried to throw new light on the life and poetry of Abu'l-Atahiya, The greatest event of his life took place in 180 A.H., when he deserted his post as court poet to Harun al-Rashid, Thereafter, instead of composing love poetry for the Caliph, he de... View more
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