Nabati Poetry: An Introduction and Recitation


WHEN April 16, 2014
6:30-8 PM WHERE Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

For centuries, Nabati poetry has been a touchstone of identity and tribal values in the Arabian Peninsula. This talk provides a brief history of Nabati poetry and its significance in tribal culture. The evening features poetry recitations in Arabic, with English translations. 

Image: Kluger Zoltan, 04/01/1934 / Government Press Office / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Simultaneous Arabic translation will be provided.

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