9. Minor Poets
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1. Ziyād b. Salmā (according to some sources, Salīm or Sulaymān) al-Aʿjam, a client of the ʿAbd al-Qays from the tribe ʿĀmir b. al-Ḥārith, see Suppl. I, 92.

Agh. XIV, 1102/9, 298/105, panegyric on ʿUmar b. ʿUbaydallāh, Ḥamāsa IV, 148, Marthiya on Muhallab b. Abī Ṣufra, d. 82/701, which was regarded as the best of its time, Berl. 7519,5.

1a. Yazīd b. Ziyād b. Rabīʿa b. Mufarrij al-Ḥimyarī, see Suppl., loc. cit. (read al-Jumaḥī, Ṭab. 143).

2. Khālid b. Ṣafwān al-Qan…

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Carl Brockelmann, “9. Minor Poets”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_113090>
First published online: 2017



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