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Watan Fi Shaer

EPISODE 24

"Poet Abu Firas Al-Hamdani"

September 13, 2020

The poet Abu Firas Al-Hamdani, born in Mosul, grew up as a knight who had the prestige of princes and the kindness of poets. He wrote many poems in defense of his homeland, known as al-Rumiyyat.

 

 

A poet may live far from his homeland in his forced or optional exile, but his country remains close to his heart and spirit until his last breath.