Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
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Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

1100 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Abeer Al Mohsen
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

Poetry and Prose: A Riddling Classic of Arabic Literature: Al-Hariri's Maqamat

This talk explores the reception of the Maqamat through its commentaries. Why did this collection become so widely celebrated? To answer this question, this talk discusses the culture of reading, riddling, commentary, and interpretation that made the Maqamat a riddling classic

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