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Arabic literature
Class

Arabic is a name applied to a group of dialects of the Central Semitic languages, thus related to and classified alongside other Semitic languages such as Hebrew and the Neo-Aramaic languages. Spoken Arabic varieties have more speakers than any other language in the Semitic language family.

Arabic calligraphy, with brown ink and bamboo pens
Arabic

MedievalEdit

Qur'anEdit

  • Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam, 610-632 by the Prophet Muhammad; multiple translations available

Mu'allaqatEdit

Seven "hanging poems" that were hung at the Kaaba

See also "Mo'allakāt," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)

Letters of Al-GhazaliEdit

RenaissanceEdit

See alsoEdit