8. The rajaz Poets
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That they invented words is claimed as early as Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Maḥṣūl (see p. 506, 6, II, 3), according to Suyūṭī, Muzhir2 I, 71, 20.

R. Geyer, Altarabische Dijamben, Leipzig–New York 1908, see Rhodokanakis, ZDMG LXII, 569 ff., Brockelmann, WZKM XXIII, 383 ff. Muḥammad Tawfīq al-Bakrī (who was Shaykh mashāyikh al-ṭuruq al-ṣūfiyya fi ’l-diyār al-Miṣriyya, alive in 1343/1926), Arājīz al-ʿArab, C. 1313.

1. Al-Aghlab b. ʿAmr b. ʿUbayda al-ʿIjlī.

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Carl Brockelmann, “8. The rajaz Poets”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_S113080>
First published online: 2018



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