Night and horses and the desert: an anthology of classical Arabian literature

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Allen Lane The Penguin Press, Sep 16, 1999 - Fiction - 462 pages
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Review: Night and Horses and the Desert: An Anthology of Classical Arabic Literature

User Review  - Daniel Simmons - Goodreads

"I am known to night and horses and the desert..." wrote 10th-century poet and self-proclaimed badass Abu'l-Tayyid Ahmad ibn Husayn al-Mutanabbi, "to sword and lance, to parchment and pen." In the ... Read full review

Review: Night and Horses and the Desert: An Anthology of Classical Arabic Literature

User Review  - Edith - Goodreads

A beautiful collection, along with excellent commentary that elucidates the poems, giving much needed historical, religious, and socio-cultural background in order to appreciate the poems more. I wish ... Read full review

Contents

The Quran
30
Court Culture 7th8th centuries
42
Widening Horizons C 750C 900
68
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