Antara ibn Shaddad was the ultimate pre-Islamic hero: a warrior feared by all, lover of Ablah whom he may by no means win, and a poet with a unique heroic voice. In an evening of recital and conversation, Professor James Montgomery leads a discussion with the Editorial Board of the Library of Arabic Literature concerning the challenges of translating Antarah into English for a twenty-first century audience. Choices from the poetry of Antarah shall be learn in Arabic and English translation.
James Montgomery Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic, University of Cambridge
The Editors of The Library of Arabic Literature
Dec 13 2015
The Space Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi