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Arabic Elegy. 10 Cent.  Al-Mutanabbi. Introduct., transl. from Arabic, comment Arabic Elegy. 10 Cent. Al-Mutanabbi. Introduct., transl. from Arabic, comment
Arabic Elegy. 10 Cent.  Al-Mutanabbi. Introduct., transl. from Arabic, comment Arabic Elegy. 10 Cent. Al-Mutanabbi. Introduct., transl. from Arabic, comment

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Arabic Elegy. 10 Cent. Al-Mutanabbi. Introduct., transl. from Arabic, comment


Еditor: Dmitry Mikulsky
: Natalya Prigarina

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2016, 240 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-683-9

The works by the great Arab poet Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi have been and remain attractive for the vast Muslim world readers for over thousand years. The image of the poet because of his special sense of dignity and excellent talent gained legendary features during his lifetime. Tradition and its new philosophical understanding merged in his poetry, and its influence spread far beyond the Arab culture. This book represents for the first time a Russian translation of several elegiac poems in rita^ genre (quşīdah) by al-Mutanabbi. The work includes the original text, its translation, and detailed comments. These comments allow you to see the top of the evolution of this genre, having, perhaps, the most ancient roots in Arabic poetry. The author gives an explanation to understanding of cultural and domestic background of epoch, and lexical and grammatical complexity of the text. The publication is supplemented with research introduction and indexes, including extended annotated name index.

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