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From Arab poet to Muslim saint Ibn al-Fāriḍ, his verse, and his shrine by Homerin, Th. Emil

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English



  • Egypt


  • Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī, 1181 or 2-1235.,
  • Sufis -- Egypt -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-155) and index.

StatementTh. Emil Homerin.
SeriesStudies in comparative religion, Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
LC ClassificationsPJ7755.I18 Z68 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1426071M
ISBN 100872499804
LC Control Number93037127

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