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al-Ḥasan ibn Hāniʾ Abū Nuwās, after 747‒813?


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Language

Arabic

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 747-748 after Gregorian

    after 130 Hegirian

Place of birth

Al-Ahwāz

Place of birth

الأهواز

Place of birth

Al-Ahwāz

Date of death

  • 813-814 probable date Gregorian

    198 probable date Hegirian

Place of death

Bagdad

Place of death

بغداد

Place of death

Baghdad

Profession

Poète

Profession

أديب  —  شاعر

Profession

Poet

Activity

Poésie bachique.- Poésie amoureuse.- Poésie cynégétique

Activity

الشعر  —  الأدب

Activity

Bacchic poetry.- Love poetry.- Hunting poetry

Title

رئيس الشعراء

Residence

Kūfa  —  Égypte  —  Bagdad

Residence

الأهواز  —  البصرة  —  بغداد

Residence

Kūfa  —  Egypt  —  Baghdad

Biography

  • Célèbre poète arabe de l'époque ʿabbāside. Sa mère était persane.- La culture persane a eu une certaine place dans ses poèmes.- Son père faisait partie de l'armée du dernier Umayyade Marwān II.- A eu différents maîtres poètes.- A suivi des cours de de Kurʾān, de ḥadīṯ et de grammaire,- Séjour chez les Bédouins pour l'apprentissage de la langue arabe.- Habitait à Bagdad la majorité de sa vie.- A fui un temps en Égypte après la chute de ses bienfaiteurs les Barmakides.- Mort incertaine.- Proche de la famille des savants šīʿites des Āl Nawbaḥt qui s'occupa de la recension des vers du poète après sa mort.- Représentant de la nouvelle école poétique des muḥdaṯūn.- Réputation de buveur.- Homosexualité manifeste dans ses poèmes, loue l'amour des jeunes garçons.- Poésie bachique.- Autodérision.- Son Dīwān est le premier à renfermer un chapitre entier de poésies cynégétiques.- Moquerie des institutions islamiques.

Biography

  • Famous Arab poet from the ʿAbbāsid period.- His mother was Persian.- Persian culture had an impact on his poetry.- His father was part of last ʿAbbāsid Caliph's army, that of Marwān II.- He had different poetry teachers.- Received Kurʾān, ḥadīṯ and grammar lessons.- Stayed with Bedouin tribes a while to learn Arabic.- Lived in Baghdad for the majority of his life.- Fled to Egypt for some time after the fall of his benefactors, the Barmakids.- Uncertain death.- Close to the šīʿi scholar family of Āl Nawbaḥt, who collected the poet's works after his death.- Represents the new poetry school muḥdaṯūn.- He is known as a drinker.- Homosexuality appears as a theme in many poems, he speaks highly of his love for young boys.- Bacchic poetry.- Self-mockery.- His Dīwān is the first to have a full chapter dedicated to hunting poetry.- Mocking of Islamic institutions.

Note

قيل له (أبو نواس) لذُؤابتين كانتا تنُوسان على عاتقيه

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Webography
Bibliography

6

Diamond   A 23926

Created at 19-01-2003 by migration (IDEO)

Updated at 02-12-2015 by Simon Conrad (IDEO)


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