Arabic Poetry

Arabic Poetry

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Guest asked 2 years ago
It is often said that “poetry is the register or Arabs”. What does that mean and wht role had or has Poetry played in Arabic culture?

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Guest answered 2 years ago

“The register of the Arabs” (dīwān al-ʿArab) is an idiom that capture what the Arabs have acknowledged about the status and value that poetry has always retained within their cultural heritage.

scholars from all disciplines relied on poetry to teach, preserve, and transmit knowledge.

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