Abū Manṣūr al-Tha᾽ālibī
Kitāb Khāṣṣ al-Khāṣṣ
Orfali, Bilal (editor)
Baalbaki, Ramzi (editor)
Muḥammad b. Ismāʿīl al-Thaʿālibī was a poet, critic, lexicographer, historian of literature, prolific scholar, and one of the most important literary figures in the tenth-eleventh centuries. This work of his entitled Khāṣṣ al-khāṣṣ fī l-amthāl is a collection of proverbs and their equivalents in a number of cultures and professions.
KeywordsPoetry; proverbs; 11th century; araic
Publication date and placeBerlin/Boston, 2021