Abu Nuwas

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Abu Nuwas
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Born756
Died814 (aged 57–58) - Baghdad
OccupationPoet

Abū Nuwās al-Ḥasan ibn Hānī al-Ḥakamī (variant: Al-Ḥasan ibn Hānī 'Abd al-Awal al-Ṣabāḥ, Abū 'Alī (الحسن بن هانئ بن عبد الأول بن الصباح ،ِابو علي), known as Abū Nuwās al-Salamī (أبو نواس السلمي)[1] or just Abū Nuwās[2] (أبو نواس Abū Novās); c. 756 – c. 814) was a classical Arabic poet. He was born in Persia. He is in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ibn-Hallikān 1961, p. 546, II.
  2. Garzanti