Layla Al-Khyaliyya

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Author

Layla Al-Khyaliyya

Location

MD Iraq

Dates

d. 709

Biography

She was born into the Banu 'Umir tribe and made her name writing elegies for important caliphates of her time. Unable to marry her lover Tawba ibn Humayyir, Layla instead had many children with another poet.

Works

Dīwān Laylá al-Akhyalīyah

Languages

Arabic

Genres

Lyric - Elegy

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