EP019 Dr. Kevin Blankinship on 示Imr al-Qays (501-544CE). Part 1 of 12 - Spring of Classical Arabic Poetry


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Dr. Kevin Blankinship, BYU Utah, speaks about the life, works and legacy of the boisterous prince, 示Imr al-Qays. Was he actually a Christian? Are his recorded poems authentic? This is the first part of a twelve part series exploring classical Arabic poetry which can be utlised in college-level teaching programmes. For more on our guest, see kblankinship.com.

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