Film, Video Love Songs from the Middle East

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Title

  • Love Songs from the Middle East

Summary

  • Through dramatic readings, Library specialists journeyed with their audience from the 7th century through modern times on the wings of love poems written by well-known poets from the Middle East and Spain. These poets included Qays ibn al-Mulawwah of 7th century Arabia, Judah Halevi (ca. 1075-1141) of Muslim Spain, Persian poet Hafiz (ca. 1325-1389), and Leyla Hanim (d. 1848) of Istanbul.

Event Date

  • February 16, 2017

Running Time

  • 39 minutes 42 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Love Songs from the Middle East. 2017. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7780/.

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(2017) Love Songs from the Middle East. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7780/.

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Love Songs from the Middle East. 2017. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7780/>.