Abu Nuwas

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Abu Nuwas
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Abu Nuwas drawn bi Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Dee'd814 (aged 57–58)

Abū Nuwās al-Ḥasan ibn Hānī al-Ḥakamī (756814),a kent as Abū Nuwās[1] (Arabic: أبو نواس‎; Persie: ابو نواس‎, Abū Novās), wis a notit clessical Arabic poet. Born in the ceety o Ahvaz in modren-day Iran, tae an Arab faither an a Persie mither,[1] he acame a master o aw the contemporary genres o Arabic poetry. Abu Nuwas haes an aa entered the folkloric tradeetion, an he appears several times in The Beuk o Ane Thoosand an Ane Nichts.

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  • Straley, Dona S. (2004). The undergraduate's companion to Arab writers and their web sites. Libraries Unlimited. p. 30. ISBN 1-59158-118-4. ISBN 978-1-59158-118-5.