Kitab al-Tashbihat of Ibn Abi ‘Aun: The Book of Similes

Poetry & Literature

Author: M. ‘Abdul Muid Khan
Year: 2016
ISBN: 9780718902193
Language: Arabic & English
Hardback, 508p, H210 x W149 (mm)





Edited by M Abdul Mu’id Khan, this 9th Century treatise demonstrates an attempt to systematise existing Arab poetry by grouping the works of 476 poets by the objects of comparison they use. After a short introduction the text is entirely in Arabic.