Desert Tracings : Six Classic Arabian Odes by 'Alqama, Shanfara, Labid, 'Antara, Al-A'sha, and Dhu al-Rumma

Desert Tracings : Six Classic Arabian Odes by 'Alqama, Shanfara, Labid, 'Antara, Al-A'sha, and Dhu al-Rumma

by Michael A. Sells
  • List Price: $15.95
  • ISBN-10: 0819511587
  • ISBN-13: 9780819511584
  • Edition: Trans. from the Arab
  • Type: Paperback
  • Publisher: University Press

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According to legend, the Bedouin tribes of pre-Islamic Arabia held poetry competitions during annual fairs near Mecca. The wining poems called... Read more

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