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A celebrated Arabian poet (about 575-662). He was at first an opponent of Mohammed, afterward an adherent. His "Mu'allakat" has been published both in the original language and in French translation by M. de Sacy (1816); and his "Divan" in the original Arabic, and in German translation by Huber (1887-91).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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