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From Arab Poet to Muslim Saint: Ibn Al-Farid, His Verse and His Shrine Paperback – 31 Oct 2001

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press; New edition edition (31 Oct. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9774246683
  • ISBN-13: 978-9774246685
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 14.9 x 1.2 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,276,564 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Invaluable in showing the intricate relationship between the poet and the mystic in Sufism" -MICHAEL A. SELLS

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TH. EMIL HOMERIN is professor of religion and chair of the Department of Religion and Classics at the University of Rochester in New York. He has lived and worked in Egypt for a number of years, most recently in 2000. He is the author of a number of books and articles on Arabic religious poetry and Sufism.

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In 875/1470 cAla ibn Khass Bay, the father-in-law of the sultan Qait Bay, was riding toward Cairo's Qarafah cemetery when he saw before him a man of fine bearing. Read the first page
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