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In this edition of the poems of Mutalammis, a 6th-century poet from the tribe of Bakr, Vollers draws on his extensive experience in Cairo to present an informative edition of the poems in both Arabic and German translation. After a substantial introduction to the material at hand, the Arabic texts, annotated, are presented. This is followed by the fragments that have survived and a translation of texts I to XVII. With this wealth of material, the interested reader of early Arabic poetry will find this edition of poems by Mutalammis a welcome edition to their library of Arabic literature.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-030-3
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 104
Publication Date: Feb 6,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 85
Languages: German, Arabic
ISBN: 978-1-60724-030-3
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In this edition of the poems of Mutalammis, a 6th-century poet from the tribe of Bakr, Vollers draws on his extensive experience in Cairo to present an informative edition of the poems in both Arabic and German translation. After a substantial introduction to the material at hand, the Arabic texts, annotated, are presented. This is followed by the fragments that have survived and a translation of texts I to XVII. Aiding the reader, indices of meter and rhyme, personal names, place and star names, Akkadian and Hebrew words, and biblical references are provided. With this wealth of material, the interested reader of early Arabic poetry will find this edition of poems by Mutalammis a welcome edition to their library of Arabic literature.

Karl Vollers (1857-1909) was a German Orientalist. After teaching gymnasium in Saxony, he became director of the Khedival Library in Cairo. He finished his career as Professor of Oriental Languages at Jena University.

In this edition of the poems of Mutalammis, a 6th-century poet from the tribe of Bakr, Vollers draws on his extensive experience in Cairo to present an informative edition of the poems in both Arabic and German translation. After a substantial introduction to the material at hand, the Arabic texts, annotated, are presented. This is followed by the fragments that have survived and a translation of texts I to XVII. Aiding the reader, indices of meter and rhyme, personal names, place and star names, Akkadian and Hebrew words, and biblical references are provided. With this wealth of material, the interested reader of early Arabic poetry will find this edition of poems by Mutalammis a welcome edition to their library of Arabic literature.

Karl Vollers (1857-1909) was a German Orientalist. After teaching gymnasium in Saxony, he became director of the Khedival Library in Cairo. He finished his career as Professor of Oriental Languages at Jena University.

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  • INHALT (page 6)
  • Die Gedichte des Mutalammis (page 7)
  • Ubersetzung (page 70)
  • Regifter: Metra und Reime (page 82)
  • nacltrage (page 88)