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    Description'Sufi Poems' is a selection of poems from the golden period of Sufism especially chosen and translated from the Arabic by the distinguished scholar Dr Martin Lings. Dr Lings is the author of numerous best-selling works on Sufism and is a published poet in his own right. Including poems here translated for the first time, 'Sufi Poems' brings together selections from the giants of Sufism; for example, Rabia, Hallaj, Ibn al-Farid and Ibn 'Arabi. 'Sufi Poems' is published as a bilingual Arabic-English edition which will be of interest to all those wishing to read the original Arabic and will also be helpful for university students of Arabic.


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    Title
    Sufi Poems
    Subtitle
    A Mediaeval Anthology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Lings
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 116
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 186 g
    Language
    English
    Arabic
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781903682173
    ISBN 10: 1903682177
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRH, DCQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Libri: I-RK
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2CSR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    Ingram Subject Code: RK
    B&T Approval Code: A13465000
    BISAC V2.8: REL090000, POE013000, LIT011000
    B&T Approval Code: A24403020, A23504500
    BIC subject category V2: 2CSR
    DC22: 892.7134
    BISAC V2.8: REL000000, POE003000
    LC classification: PJ7632.S9
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PJ7694.E3 S83 2004
    Thema V1.0: DCQ, QRP
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The Islamic Texts Society
    Imprint name
    The Islamic Texts Society
    Publication date
    01 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Martin Lings, formerly Keeper of Oriental Manuscript in the British Museum and the British Library, is the author of three works on Islamic mysticism, 'A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century', 'What is Sufism?' and 'The Book of Certainty', all published by the Islamic Texts Society. His 'Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources', also published by the Islamic Texts Society, has been internationally acclaimed as a masterpiece.
    Review quote
    "Extremely well-chosen and exquisitely translated, this anthology of Arabic Sufi Poetry is the best available in the English language, revealing precious treasures of Sufism rendered by the translator in a masterly fashion into beautiful English poems which resonate with spiritual qualities of the original Arabic verses." --Seyyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University
    Table of contents
    1. Preface; 2. Rabiah al-Adawiyyah; 3. Dhu'n-Nun Thawban al-Misri; 4. Sahl ibn Abd Allah al-Tustari; 5. Abu Husayn Ahmad ibn Muhammad an-Nuri; 6. Abu'l-Hasan Summun ibn Hamzah al-Basri; 7. Al-Husayn ibn Mansur al-Hallaj; 8. Abu Bakr Dulaf ibn Jahdar ash-Shibli; 9. Abu'l-Abbas al-Qasim al-Sayyari; 10. Muhyi'l-Din Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Arabi; 11. Sharafu'd-Din Umar ibn al-Farid; 12. Abu'l-Hasan Ali ibn Abd Allah ash-Shushtari; 13. Conclusion; 14. Bibliography.