EP020 Dr. Kevin Blankinship on al-Farazdaq (c.641-c.730CE). Part 2 of 12 - Spring of Classical Arabic Poetry

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Dr. Kevin Blankinship, BYU Utah, speaks about the life, works and legacy of one of the greatest Umayyad poets, al-Farazdaq, known particularly for satirizing rival poets as well as amorous verse.

This is the second 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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