Ahmad Shawqi ((1868–1932))
Ahmed Shawqi (1868–1932) (Arabic: أحمد شوقي, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʔæħmæd ˈʃæwʔi]), nicknamed Amir al-Sho'araã (which literally means the prince of poets), was one of the greatest Arabic poets laureate, an Egyptian poet and dramatist who pioneered the modern Egyptian literary movement, most notably introducing the genre of poetic epics to the Arabic literary tradition. On the paternal side he was of Circassian, Greek and Kurdish descent, and on the maternal side of Turkish and Greek descent.
Raised in a privileged setting with Turkish, Kurdish, Circassian, Greek, and Arab roots, his family was prominent and well-connected with the court of the Khedive of ... more »
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- A sail on Tigris River
- An Encounter with a Mother Cat
- Death overcomes upon everyone is alive
- Expatriation and Nostagia
- King Solomon and the Hoopoe
- King Solomon and The Peacock
- Latitudes Beneath Your Eyelids -new-
- Nahj Al Burda (The Way Of The Mantle) -new-
- O' God !
- Stand for teacher
- That nature
- The Dog and the Pigeon