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Abū Duʾād al-Iyādī
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Abū Duʾād al-Iyādī, Jāriya b. al-Ḥajjāj, an Arab poet of the pre-Islamic or jāhilī period. At present the information available about him consists of little more than a number of legends and a collection of poems which Blachère (2/295) regards as of doubtful authenticity. Furthermore, there is uncertainty over his name and that of his father also: Ibn al-Sikkīt gives Abū Duʾād's father's laqab (honorific title) as ‘Ḥumrān’ (Abū al-Faraj, Dār al-K…

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Azarnoosh, Azartash and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “Abū Duʾād al-Iyādī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0055>
First published online: 2015

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