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Abu Dhabi
Dec 13 2015
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War Songs: The Poetry of Antara ibn Shaddad

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.
Moderated by
James Montgomery Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic, University of Cambridge
Panel Members
The Editors of The Library of Arabic Literature

Date

Dec 13 2015

Category

ART/CULTURE

Venue

The Space Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Admission

06:30 PM

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