Abu Firas al-Hamadani (932–968)
Abu Firas al-Hamdani (932–968) (Arabic: أبو فراس الحمداني) was an Arab poet. He was a cousin of Sayf al-Dawla and a member of the noble family of the Hamdanids, who were rulers in northern Syria and Upper Mesopotamia during the 10th century. He served Sayf al-Dawla as provincial governor as well as court poet, and was active in is cousin's wars against the Byzantine Empire. He was twice captured ... more »
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- A Hunting Trip
- A Private conversation of a Prisoner
- Hardly Had You Shed Tears…
- If The Old Woman Was Not At Manbej
- Insights and Deep Sighs