See also:born in the reign of the
See also:caliph `
See also:Ali, was a member of the tribe Kulaib, a
See also:part of the Tamim, and lived in
See also:Irak . Of his early
See also:life little is known, but he succeeded in winning the favour of Hajjaj, the
See also:governor of Irak (see
See also:CALIPHATE) . Already famous for his
See also:verse, he became more widely known by his
See also:feud with Farazdaq and Akhtal . Later he went to
See also:Damascus and visited the
See also:court of Abdalmalik ('Abd ul-Malik) and that of his successor, Walid . From neither of these did he receive a warm welcome . He was, however, more successful with
See also:Omar II., and was the only poet received by the pious caliph . His verse, which, like that of his contemporaries, is largely satire and eulogy, was published in 2 vols . (Cairo, 1896) . (G . W .
JARGOON, or JARGON (occasionally in old writings ja...
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