Amat al-Aziz

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Author

Amat al-Aziz

Location

Andalusia

Dates

1100s

Biography

She was descended from the Husaynids. Not much is known about her other than she was the paternal great aunt of the Andalusian literary biographer and historian Ibn Dihya who was the author of Al-Mutrib min Ash'aar al-Maghrib (Entertainment Poem from the West).

Works

Your eyes thrill my body, my eyes thrill your cheeks

Languages

Arabic

Genres

Short Lyrics

Bibliography

"Poetry and Love: The Feminine Contribution In Muslim Spain. Asma Afsaruddin. Islamic Studies, Vol. 30, No. 1/2, Special Issue on Muslim Heritage in Spain (Spring Summer 1991), pp. 157-169 Published by: Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad;"
"Classical Poems by Arab Women: A Bilingual Anthology, edited by Abdullahal-Udhari, Saqi Books, 1999, London.
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