Moroccan literature
Moroccan literature is a literature written in (Moroccan) Arabic, Berber, French or Spanish and of course particularly by people of Morocco, but also of Al-Andalus.
Moroccan literature saw its fir...
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List of Moroccan writers
This is a list of writers from Morocco.
Ibn Baqi
Ibn Baqi or Abu Bakr Yahya Ibn Muhammad Ibn Abd al-Rahman Ibn Baqi (died 1145 or 1150) was an Arab poet from Córdoba or Toledo in al-Andalus. Baqi is one of the best-known strophic poets and song wri...
Al-Fath ibn Khaqan
Al-Fath Ibn Khaqan (or Abu Nasr al-Fath ibn Mohammed Ibn Obeid Allah Ibn Khaqan Ibn Abdallah Al-kaysi al-Ishbili) (also spelled "Ibn Khakan") (died 1134) was a well-known writer from al-Andalus. Al-Ka...
Leila Lahlou
Leila Lahlou (Arabic: ليلة لحلوس‎) is a Moroccan writer.She is the author of the novel Do Not Forget God, originally published in Arabic. The book was published in 1987 in Casablanca, Morocc...
Ahmed Marzouki
Ahmed Marzouki (Arabic: أحمد المرزوقي‎; born 1947 in Bouajoul, Commune of Sidi Yahya Beni Zeroual, Taounate Province) is a former military Moroccan officer who was forcibly disappeared afte...
Ahmad ibn Idris al-Fasi
Ahmad Ibn Idris al-Araishi al-Alami al-Idrisi al-Hasani (1760–1837) was a Sufi and scholar, active in Morocco, the Hejaz, Egypt, and Yemen. His main concern was the revivification of the sunna or prac...
Ibn Barrajan
Abu-l-Hakam Abd al-Salam ibn Abd al-Rahman ibn Mohammad ibn Barrajan (Arabic: عبد السلام بن عبد الرحمن بن محمد بن برجان) (born in Seville where he lived, he died in Marrakesh 1141) was one of the gre...
Ismail ibn al-Ahmar
Abu l-Walid Ismail ibn Yusuf Ibn al-Ahmar (Granada? 1324/1326 – Fes 1404/1407) was a Moroccan historian of the fourteenth century, the time of the Marinid dynasty. He was a contemporary of Ibn Khaldun...
Salim Jay
Salim Jay (born in 1951) is a Moroccan novelist, essayist and literary critic. He was born in Paris from a Moroccan father and a French mother. He has written about 20 books, numerous essays and more ...
Ibn al-Zaqqaq
For the Maliki scholar see Ali ibn Qasim al-Zaqqaq.Ali ibn Attiya ibn al-Zaqqaq (علي إبن عطيّة إبن الزقّاق البلنسي) (ca. 1100 Valencia - 1133 or 1134) was one of the great poets of Al-Andalus during t...
Ahmad ibn Hamdun ibn al-Hajj
Ahmad ibn Hamdun ibn al Hajj or Abu-l-Abbas Ahmad ibn Mohammed ibn Hamdun Ibn al-Hajj (died 1898) was a Moroccan physician and scholar who composed a history of the alaouite dynasty in 15 volumes by o...
Ahmed al-Madini
Ahmed al-Madini is a scholar, a novelist, a poet, and a translator from Morocco. He was born near Casablanca in 1947. Al-Madini studied in Paris and was awarded a doctoral degree from the Sorbonne. He...
Abderrahman El Majdoub
Sidi Abderrahman el Majdoub (Arabic: عبد الرحمان المجذوب ‎, 1506-1568), also transcribed as Mejdub, full name al-Shaykh Abu Zayd Abderrahman al-Majdoub Ibn Ayyad Ibn Yaacub Ibn Salama Ibn K...
Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur (died 1708) was a Moroccan poet, historian and travel writer from Fes. He was a pupil of the school of Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi. He wrote poetry, history, bi...
Abdarrahman al-Makudi
Abu Zaid Abd-Arrahman Ibn Ali Salih al-Makudi (died in Fes, in 1405) was a grammarian from Morocco. His Sharh al Makudi, is a commentary to the Grammar Alfiyya of Ibn Malik, with the glosses of Almell...
Abd al-Qadir ibn Shaqrun
Ibn Shakrun or Abu Mohammed Abd al-Kadir ibn al-Arabi al-Munabbahi al-Madaghri ibn Shakrun al-Miknasi (died after 1727/8) was a Moroccan physician and poet and contemporary of Moulay Ismael. He wrote ...
Ibn Khafaja
'Ibn Khafajah (إبن خفاجة) or Abu Ishaq Ibn Ibrahim Ibn Abu Al-Fath Ibn Khafajah (1058-1138/9) of Alzira was one of the most famous poets of Al-Andalus during the reign of the Almoravids. He was born ...
Ibn al-Azraq
'Abū 'Abd-Allāh Ibn al-Azraq was a Muslim jurist born in Granada, Al Andalus in 1427.Educated in Law in Granada, he became a judge in Malaga, and finally became Chief Judge of Granada under Sultan Abu...
Arts in Marrakech (AiM) International Biennale
The Arts festival in Marrakech, now the Marrakech Biennale, first took place in 2005 It was set up by Vanessa Branson and Abel Damoussi. It is the first major Trilingual (English, Arabic & Frenc...
Ibn Arabi
Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn al-ʿArabī al-Ḥātimī aṭ-Ṭāʾī (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن علي بن محمد بن العربي الحاتمي الطائي‎) ‎(25 July 1165 – 8 November 1240) was...
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Muhammad al-Jazuli
Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Simlali(ar:محمد إبن سليمان لجزولي السّملالي الحسني ) (died 1465), often known as "Imam al-Jazuli", was a Moroccan Sufi leader of the Berber tribe of the Jazulah. He ...
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Abdallah ibn Buluggin
Abdallah ibn Buluggin (died, in Meknes, after 1090), also known as Al-Muzaffar, the conqueror, is the grandson of Badis ibn Habus. He is the last, Zirid, ruler of the Taifa of Granada (1073-1090). The...