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Publication details for Dr Adam Talib

Talib, Adam (2015). A New Source for the Poetry of Ibn Maṭrūḥ (1196–1251). Annales Islamologiques 49: 115-142.

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This article discusses the oldest surviving manuscript of Ibn Maṭrūḥ’s Dīwān, which was not used to prepare any of the four printed editions of this work. The article also presents a number of challenging literary-historical issues in Ibn Maṭrūḥ’s oeuvre in the hopes of outlining the complexities of his poetic career and identifying future avenues for research.