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War Songs - Shaddd, żantarah Ibn, and Montgomery, James E (Translated by), and Sieburth, Richard
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Poems of love and battle by Arabia's legendary warrior From the sixth-century highlands of Najd in the Arabian peninsula, on the eve of the advent of Islam, come the strident cries of a legendary warrior and poet. The black outcast son of an Arab father and an Ethiopian slave mother, 'Antarah ibn Shaddad struggled to win the recognition of his father and tribe. He defied social norms and, despite his outcast status, loyally defended his people. 'Antarah captured his tumultuous life in uncompromising poetry that combines ...

War Songs 2018, New York University Press

ISBN-13: 9781479858798

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War Songs 2018, New York University Press

ISBN-13: 9781479880904