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A poet of the Abbasid period Abū al-Qāsim al-Zāhi (ʻAlī b. Isḥāq b. Khalaf al-Zāhī) 313-352 AH/925-963 CE : his life and poetry by KhДЃlid SindДЃwД«

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English


  • Arabic Manuscripts,
  • Biography,
  • Arab Poets,
  • Arabic poetry,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Facsimiles

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementannotated, edited, and with an introduction by Khalid Sindawi
SeriesCodices Arabici antiqui -- Bd. 12
ContributionsZāhī, ʻAlī ibn Isḥaq, 930 or 31-963 or 4.
LC ClassificationsPJ7750.Z34 Z825 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination59, 180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25044591M
ISBN 103447062193
ISBN 109783447062190
LC Control Number2010450038

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Al-Mutanabbi was born in the Iraqi city of Kufah, Al-Mutanabbi was the son of a water carrier who claimed noble and ancient descent from the Kindah tribe. Owing to his poetic talent, and claiming predecession of prophet Saleh, al-Mutanabbi received an education in Damascus, Shi'ite Qarmatians sacked Kufah in , he joined them and lived among the Born: , Kufa, Abbasid Caliphate Now Najaf, Iraq. The Abbasid historical period lasting to the Mongol conquest of Baghdad in CE is considered the Islamic Golden Age. The Islamic Golden Age was inaugurated by the middle of the 8th century by the ascension of the Abbasid Caliphate and the transfer of the capital from Damascus to Baghdad. [47]Common languages: Classical Arabic .   Book review: A Poet of the Abbasid period. Abū al-Qāsim al-Zāhī (ʿAlī b. Ishāq b. Khalaf al-Zāhī) ah / ce, written by Khalid Sindawi in Arabica. E-ISSN: Print ISSN: Publisher: Brill Search. Issue Author: Claude Gilliot. THREE GREAT ABBASID POETS Abu Nuwas, al-Mutanabbi & al-Ma’arri Lives & Poems Translation & Introduction Paul Smith The Abbasid Caliphate that ruled the Islamic world was the golden age of Islamic culture. It ruled from to AD, making it one of the longest and most influential of the Islamic dynasties.5/5(1).

  Khalid Sindawi introduces the reader to a prominent Shi'ite poet of the Abbasid period who has been largely ignored by modern scholarship. 'Ali b. Ishaq al-Zahi ( CE) is considered second only to al-Mutanabbi among the poets of this period. The first part of the book Pages: Abbasid (əbă´sĬd, ă´bəsĬd) or Abbaside (–sīd, –sĬd), Arab family descended from Abbas, the uncle of Abbasids held the caliphate from to , but they were recognized neither in Spain nor (after ) W of Egypt. Under the Umayyad caliphs the Abbasids lived quietly until they became involved in numerous disputes, beginning early in the 8th cent. The two sides carried on the old bout right through the ‘Abbasid period during which the ‘Alids continued to be in the wilderness of opposition. In later times when the political controversy lost a good deal of realism and turned into mere sectarian ritual, this kind of poetry was taken over into the circles of the Sufis, who concerned. Get this from a library! A poet of the Abbasid period: Abū al-Qāsim al-Zāhi (ʻAlī b. Isḥāq b. Khalaf al-Zāhī) AH/ CE: his life and poetry. [Khālid Sindāwī; ʻAlī ibn Isḥaq Zāhī] -- The author has gathered the extant sources for the poet and presents this edition (in the Arabic original), with annotation (also in Arabic); as well as an introduction to the poet.

Here is their lives & times and a large selection of their poetry in the correct beautiful rhyme-structures and meaning. Included in the Introduction chapters on The Abbasid Caliphate, Poetry of the Abbasid Period, Forms of Arabic Poetry of the Abbasid Period. Selected Bibliography. Large Format 7" x 10" Pages Learn post classical period decline islam abbasid with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 75 different sets of post classical period decline islam abbasid flashcards on Quizlet. c. There was a general crisis in the agricultural economy resulting from the constant warfare of the period. d. It was a period of general prosperity typified by urban growth and the restoration of the Afro-Eurasian trade axis. e. Although commerce was generally resuscitated during the Abbasid period, artisan production dropped off significantly. The bureaucratic achievements of the Barmakids were accompanied by cultural and artistic endeavors. The men of the Barmakid family that served during the Abbasid caliphate were patrons of poetry and they contributed to the architectural grandeur of Baghdad during the early Abbasid period by building numerous palaces.