Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, dirasah fi al-Tarikh al-Adabi / Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, a study in literary history. Regis Blachere, Ibrahim Kilani.
Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, dirasah fi al-Tarikh al-Adabi / Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, a study in literary history
Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, dirasah fi al-Tarikh al-Adabi / Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, a study in literary history

Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, dirasah fi al-Tarikh al-Adabi / Abu al-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi, a study in literary history

Dimashq / Damascus: Mansh r t Wiz rat al-Thaq fah wa-al-Irsh r al-Qawm, 1975. First printing. Paperback. 8vo, wraps, very good, light wear. Text in Arabic. 618 pp. Al-Mutanabbi was a 10th century Iraqi poet, one of the greatest, most prominent and influential poets in the Arabic language; much of his work has been translated into over 20 languages worldwide. His poetry largely revolves around praising the kings he visited during his lifetime. He started writing poetry when he was nine years old. He is well known for his sharp intelligence and wittiness. Al-Mutanabbi had great pride in himself through his poetry. Among the topics he discussed were courage, the philosophy of life, and the description of battles. Many of his poems were and still are widely spread in today's Arab world and are considered to be proverbial. His great talent brought him very close to many leaders of his time. He praised those leaders and kings in return for money and gifts. His poetic style earned him great popularity in his time. Very Good. Item #H23705

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