Di'bil b. 'Ali: The Life and Writings of an Early 'Abbasid Poet
Leon Zolondek (Author)
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Di'bil b. 'Ali (765--860) was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the best satirists in the school of Arabic poets which flourished during the early 'Abbasid age. Leon Zolondek has collected, translated, and annotated 229 fragments of Di'bil's verse and has assembled materials for a reconstruction of his long-lost yet widely quoted Book of the Poets. Arabic texts of the poems and of the citations of Book of the Poets are included.
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About the Author
Leon Zolondek is an associate professor of Semitic languages and literatures at the University of Kentucky.
- Contributor: Leon Zolondek
- Imprint: The University Press of Kentucky
- ISBN13: 9780813155371
- Number of Pages: 196
- Packaged Dimensions: 171x248mm
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
- Release Date: 2014-07-15
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Leon Zolondek is an associate professor of Semitic languages and literatures at the University of Kentucky.