Book/Printed Material Al-Mutannabbi's Diwan with Al-Ukbari's Commentary.
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- Al-Mutannabbi's Diwan with Al-Ukbari's Commentary.
- Abu Al-Tayyib Ahmed ibn Al-Hussein (915--65 AD, 303--54 AH), better known as Al-Mutanabbi (Self-proclaimed prophet), is arguably the greatest Arab poet of all time. He lived a short, turbulent life of about 50 years. He was born in Iraq but traveled extensively, crisscrossing Syria and Egypt, then returning to Iraq and Persia in search of political and monetary rewards. Proud to the extent of arrogance and critical of his enemies, he was assassinated in his birthplace of Iraq, on his way home from Persia. His poetry endured because of his extraordinary ability to describe human emotions and his profound insights on life. Lines from many of his poems on human nature and the fluctuations of fortune have become proverbs and much-quoted wisdom. His work continues to influence Arab poets to the present. The commentary on al-Mutanabbi's poetry collection by Al-Ukbari (died 1219 AD, 616 AH) is considered by many to be the most authoritative of its kind. It not only explains Al-Mutanabbi's poetry, but also its connections with other literary gems from past generations.
- Ibyārī, Ibrāhīm Contributor.
- Mutanabbī, Abū al-Ṭayyib Aḥmad ibn al-Ḥusayn, 915 or 16-965 Contributor.
- Saqqā, Muṣṭafaa Contributor.
- Shalabi, Abdulhafeez Contributor.
- ʻUkbarī, ʻAbd Allāh ibn al-Ḥusayn, 1143 or 4-1219 Author.
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- Egypt : Mustafa Halabi & Sons, 1936.
- - Iran, Islamic Republic of
- - Egypt
- - Iraq
- - Syrian Arab Republic
- - 915 to 1219
- - Arabic poetry
- - Mutanabbī, Abū al-Ṭayyib Aḥmad ibn al-Ḥusayn, 915 or 16-965
- - Poetry
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 24 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
- - Content in Arabic.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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- Ibyārī, Ibrāhīm
- Mutanabbī, Abū Al-Ṭayyib Aḥmad Ibn Al-Ḥusayn, 915 or 16-965
- Saqqā, Muṣṭafaa
- Shalabi, Abdulhafeez
- Ukbarī, ʻabd Allāh Ibn Al-Ḥusayn
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Chicago citation style:
Ibyārī, Ibrāhīm Contributor, Abū Al-Ṭayyib Aḥmad Ibn Al-Ḥusayn Mutanabbī, Muṣṭafaa Contributor Saqqā, Abdulhafeez Contributor Shalabi, and ʻAbd Allāh Ibn Al-Ḥusayn ʻUkbarī. Al-Mutannabbi's Diwan with Al-Ukbari's Commentary. Egypt: Mustafa Halabi & Sons, 1936. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666172/.
APA citation style:
Ibyārī, I. C., Mutanabbī, A. A. A. I. A., Saqqā, M. C., Shalabi, A. C. & ʻUkbarī, ʻ. A. I. A. (1936) Al-Mutannabbi's Diwan with Al-Ukbari's Commentary. Egypt: Mustafa Halabi & Sons. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666172/.
MLA citation style:
Ibyārī, Ibrāhīm Contributor, et al. Al-Mutannabbi's Diwan with Al-Ukbari's Commentary. Egypt: Mustafa Halabi & Sons, 1936. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666172/>.