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al-Aʿmā al-Tuṭīlī
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, "the blind man of Tudela", abu ’l-ʿabbās (or abū ḏj̲aʿfar ) aḥmad b. ʿabd allāh b. hurayra al-ʿutbī (or al-ḳaysī ), Hispano-Arabic poet, b. in Tudela, but brought up in Seville; d. 525/1130-1. MSS of his dīwān , containing classical poetry, are to be found in London and Cairo (see Brockelmann, I, 320, S I, 480), but he is mainly famous as one of the great masters of muwas̲h̲s̲h̲aḥ poetry. His muwas̲h̲s̲h̲aḥs are preserved, apart from occasional quotations in general works, in such special anthologies of the genre as Ibn Sanāʾ al-Mulk’s Dār al-Ṭirāz (ed. Rikaby, nos. 1, 30, 34), Ibn Bus̲h̲rā’s ʿ…

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Stern, S.M., “al-Aʿmā al-Tuṭīlī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 28 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0574>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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