Date: 12th century. Before 1160. Original Language: Arabic
The Dīwān of Ibn Quzmān, which has come down in a single copy, consists of 149 stanzas of poetry (zajals) written in the Andalusī Arabic dialect. Many of them are dedicated to rulers of the Almoravid dynasty. The collection, a masterpiece of popular poetry, depicts a vivid panorama of the social life of 12th-century Islamic Cord…
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Ferrando, Ignacio ,
“ Iṣābat al-aghrāḍ fī dhikr al-a῾rāḍ. Dīwān Ibn Quzmān al-Qurṭubī”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23397>