Abu Nuwas

Iraqi poet

Abū Nuwās al-Ḥasan ibn Hānī al-Ḥakamī (variant: Al-Ḥasan ibn Hānī 'Abd al-Awal al-Ṣabāḥ, Abū 'Alī (الحسن بن هانئ بن عبد الأول بن الصباح ،ِابو علي), known as Abū Nuwās al-Salamī (أبو نواس السلمي)[1] or just Abū Nuwās[2] (أبو نواس Abū Novās); c. 756 – c. 814) was a classical Arabic poet. He was born in Persia. He is in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights.

Abu Nuwas
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Abu Nuwas, as drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916.
Born756
Died814 (aged 57–58) - Baghdad
OccupationPoet

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ibn-Hallikān 1961, p. 546, II.
  2. Garzanti