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THE ABSIANS AND FAZAREANS

Hits: 4King Cais, chief of the Absians, distrusting the evil designs of Hadifah, the chief of the tribe of Fazarah, had sent out his slaves in every direction to look after Antar. One of these slaves ...

KHALED AND DJAIDA

Hits: 1Moharib and Zahir were brothers, of the same father and mother; the Arabs call them “brothers germane.” Both were, renowned for courage and daring. But Moharib was chief of the trib...

THE EARLY FORTUNES OF ANTAR

Hits: 0At the time the “Romance of Antar” opens, the most powerful and the best governed of the Bedouin tribes were those of the Absians and the Adnamians. King Zoheir, chief of the Absian...

THE ROMANCE OF ANTAR

Hits: 2[Translation by Étienne Delécluse and Epiphanius Wilson] INTRODUCTION The romantic figure of Antar, or Antarah, takes the same place in Arabian literature as that of Achilles among the Greeks. ...

The Story of the City of Brass – The Arabian Nights

Hits: 0There was, in olden time, in Damascus of Syria, a king, named Abd-El-Melik the son of Marwan; and he was sitting, one day, having with him the great men of his empire, consisting of kings and s...

Ramadan Warriors – Muhammad Alshareef

As Ramadhan is fast approaching, it would be good to take a few moments to reflect on what we are doing in preparation. In the weeks before the eruption of Jewish violence in Al-Aqsa, not too many peo...