3. Other Poets in Arabia
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1. ʿUbaydallāh b. Qays al-Ruqayyāt, who apparently acquired that sobriquet because of his love for three women all called Ruqayya, mostly used his art in the service of politics, despite often being mentioned in the same breath as ʿUmar as a composer of love poems. See Suppl. I, 78.

Agh. IV, 1155/67, 2154/66, 3V, 73/100. Dīwān Cairo 1IV, 235, 2III, 111, ʿĀŠir Ef. 746, comm. by al-Sukkarī (see p. 108), Cairo 1IV, 271.

|⁴⁸2. Qays b. Dharīḥ (see Suppl. I, 81), of …

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Carl Brockelmann, “3. Other Poets in Arabia”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_113030>
First published online: 2017

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