By Tahera Qutbuddin
Al-Mu?ayyad al-Sh?r?z? was once a medieval Arabic-Islamic student and poet devoted to the Fatimid religio-political ideology. leader missionary for his or her Caliph-Imams, he based the dynamic culture of "Fatimid da?wa (religious undertaking) poetry" that flourished after him for one thousand years during the succeeding ?ayyib? da?wa and keeps to thrive at the present time. This research examines the way during which al-Mu?ayyad's venture expert the cultured principles, motifs, constructions, genres, factors, addressees, and aspirations of his poetry. It analyzes the features of al-Mu?ayyad's verse that render it detailed, mainly, its use of a special type of esoteric t?w?l-based spiritual symbolism—metaphor, in reality, as manifestation, the place what seems to be metaphor is the theological fact of the Imam. This publication encompasses a huge variety of unique translations.
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American Oriental Society, 1975, pp. 179–180, #50 & #50a. 69 #62, pp. 318–19, vv. 62–66. 70 Read “'alàmatun” as predicate of “al-mathal,” instead of “'alàmatan” as vocalized by the editor. al-mu"ayyad’s life and career in the DA'WA 33 If I have said something in which I have crossed the line of duty, do not be angry at a duty performed. And if you will accept [my] apology and grant forgiveness for what caused your rancor then forgive, or else excuse the teacher if you think his mind has become dull.
44. Sìra, p. 46; cf. a later poem in praise of al-Mustanßir, where al-Mu"ayyad says about Abù Kàlìjàr (#6, p. 220, v. 31): The Imam of the Age undertook for him something that [even] parents do not undertake. 56 #62, p. 317, vv. 31–33. Al-Mu"ayyad documents this poem with the events leading up to it in his Sìra (pp. 48–54). 57 The Sìra contains “lam ya'†ifì ” which is the correct vocalization; the Dìwàn ed. has “lam ya'†afì ” which is inaccurate. 55 al-mu"ayyad’s life and career in the I do not see the age being just to me, when the Noble Station does not show me compassion.
Chapter one 24 The Sunnis39 have taken me as an ill-omen wherever I have stopped or gone. Whenever I pass by a group, you would think me —from their enmity of me— the death of that group! 40 In addition to his desire to behold the Imam, the enmity referred to in the above verses might be one of the possible reasons for this desire. 42 I shall summarize the episodes that are described in the Sìra and, with reference to them, analyze the historical data gleaned from the Dìwàn. The broad outline of alMu"ayyad’s version of events is also unwittingly corroborated by a near-contemporary polemicist, Ibn al-Balkhì (b.
Al-mu'ayyad Al-shirazi And Fatimid Da'wa Poetry: A Case Of Commitment In Classical Arabic Literature (Islamic History and Civilization) by Tahera Qutbuddin