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"This is an anthology of 19th century Orientalist translations of Arabian poetry, many of which are very rare, as is this particular book. Most of the included works either predated Muhammed or were contemporary, so there are many fascinating bits of pre-Islamic lore. Included is the Moallakat, or the 'Hanged' Poems, a collection of seven pre-Islamic poets whose works were ...more
Nook, 328 pages
Published May 19th 2011 by (first published May 12th 2011)
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I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. These poems should be more widely known
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