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Ahmad Shawqi

((1868–1932))

Ahmad Shawqi
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Ahmed Shawqi (1868–1932) (Arabic: أحمد شوقي‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʔæħmæd ˈʃæwʔi]), nicknamed Amir al-Sho'araã (which literally means the prince of poets), was one of the greatest Arabic poets laureate,[1] an Egyptian poet and dramatist who pioneered the modern Egyptian literary movement, most notably introducing the genre of poetic epics to the Arabic literary tradition. On the paternal side he was of Circassian, Greek[2] and Kurdish descent,[3] and on the maternal side of Turkish and Greek descent.[4]
Raised in a privileged setting with Turkish, Kurdish, Circassian, Greek, and Arab roots,[5] his family was prominent and well-connected with the court of the Khedive of ... more »

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  • Rookie Abdullah Al-shatri (1/11/2014 4:55:00 PM)

    could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much!
    Abdullah

  • Rookie Abdullah Al-shatri (1/11/2014 4:55:00 PM)

    could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much!
    Abdullah

  • Rookie Abdullah Al-shatri (1/11/2014 4:54:00 PM)

    could you add more lines for the teacher's poem, please? thank you very much!
    Abdullah

  • Rookie Abdullah Al-shatri (1/11/2014 4:53:00 PM)

    could you add more lines for the teacher's poem? thank you very much

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