Labid

Labid (ac. 560–661) is one of the late poets of the classica Arabic period. He is said to have converted to Islam at the age of ninety, but one of his qasidas is included in the pre-Islamic Mu'allaqāt.

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Labid (ac. 560–661) is one of the late poets of the classica Arabic period. He is said to have converted to Islam at the age of ninety, but one of his qasidas is included in the pre-Islamic Mu'allaqāt.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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