Ibn Juzayy
Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ahmad Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi (1321 - 1357) (in Arabic, محمد بن محمد بن أحمد بن عبد الله بن يحيى بن يوسف بن عبد الرحمن بن جزي الكلبي الغرناطي) was a scholar, write...
Muhammad bin Hani al Andalusi al Azdi
Muhammad bin Hani al Andalusi al Azdi, born in c. 936, became the chief court poet to the Fatimid Caliph Imam, Al Mu'izz. Most of his collected poems are in praise of the Fatimids against the claims o...
Ibn Ammar
Ibn Ammar (Arabic: ابن عمار‎;1031–1086) was a Muwallad poet from Silves.Ibn Ammar, descended from a Portuguese Muslim family, became vizier of the taifa of Seville. Though he was poor and un...
Ibn Quzman
Abu Bakr Abd al-Malik ibn Quzman (Arabic: أبو بكر بن قزمان‎, b. 1078–d. 1160) was the single most famous poet in the history of al-Andalus and he is also considered to be one of its mo...
Ibn al-Khatib
Lisan ad-Din ibn al-Khatib (Born 16 November 1313, Loja– died 1374, Fes, Morocco) (Full name Muhammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Said ibn Ali ibn Ahmad al-Salmani) was an Arab polymath poet, writer, historian...
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Ibn Gharsiya
Abu Amir Ahmad Ibn Gharsiya al-Bashqunsi (Arabic: أبو عامر أحمد بن غرسية البشكنسي ‎) (died 1084), popularly known as Ibn Gharsiya was a Muwallad poet and katib (writer) in the taifa court o...
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...
Maria Alphaizuli
Maria Alphaizuli or Mariam Bint Abu Ya'Qub was an 8th-century poet from Seville.Living during the time of the Moors, she has been referred to as the Arabian Sappho. During her time, many women of the ...
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (Arabic: ولادة بنت المستكفي‎) (born in Cordova in 1001 - died March 26, 1091), was an Andalusian poet.
She was the daughter of Muhammad III of Córdoba, one of th...
Hafsa Bint al-Hajj al-Rukuniyya
Ḥafṣa bint al-Ḥājj ar-Rakūniyya (born c. 1135, died AH 586/1190×91 CE) was an Granadan aristocrat and one of the most celebrated female poets of medieval Arabic literature.Ḥafṣa's biography was charte...
Ibn Bassam
Ibn Bassam (Ibn Bassam Al-Shantarini) was a poet and historian from al-Andalus. He was born in Santarém (sometimes spelled Shantarin or Xantarin) and died in 1147. Ibn Bassam describes how the incessa...
Ibn Amira
Ibn Amira or Ahmad ibn Abd Allah Ibn Amira (1186 Alzira in the province of Valencia- 1251/1259) was a historian, poet, and scholar of law from al-Andalus during the reign of the Almohad dynasty. Ibn ...
Nazhun al-Garnatiya bint al-Qulai’iya
Nazhun al-Garnatiya bint al-Qulai’iya (eleventh-century) was a Granadan courtesan and poet, noted for her outrageous verse, her learning, and her low-status origins (possibly as a slave). Although lit...
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Ibn Hamdis
Ibn Hamdis (c. 1056 – c. 1133) was a Sicilian Arab poet.Ibn Ḥamdīs al-ʾAzdī al-Ṣīqillī was born in Syracuse, south eastern Sicily, around 447 AH (1056 AD). Little is known of his youth, which can be r...
Ibn Zamrak
Ibn Zamrak (also Zumruk) or Abu Abd Allah Muhammad b, Yusuf b. Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Yusuf al-Surayhi, (1333-1393) was a poet and statesman from Granada, Al-Andalus. Some his poems still d...
Al-Tutili
Al-A'ma al-Tutili (or Abu l-Abbas Ahmad ibn Abd Allah ibn Hurayra al-Absi al-A'ma al-Tutili) (died 1126) was a Muwallad poet born in Tudela in Al-Andalus. Al-A'ma' means 'the blind one' and 'Tutili' m...
Ibn Zaydún
Abu al-Waleed Ahmad Ibn Zaydún al-Makhzumi (1003-1071) known as Ibn Zaydún (Arabic full name,أبو الوليد أحمد بن زيدون المخزومي) was a famous Arab poet of Cordoba and Seville. His romantic and literary...
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...
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 ...
Yusuf III, Sultan of Granada
Yusuf III (Arabic: يوسف الثالث‎) (1374–1417) was the thirteenth Nasrid Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula from 1408 to 1417. He inherited...
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Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad
Muhammad ibn Abbad al-Mu'tamid Arabic: المعتمد بن عباد‎; reigned c. 1069–1091, lived 1040-1095) was the third and last ruler of the taifa of Seville in Al-Andalus. He was a member of the Abb...
Ibn Sahl of Seville
Ibn Sahl (Arabic: أبو إسحاق إبرهيم بن سهل الإسرائيلي الإشبيلي Abu Ishaq Ibrahim Ibn Sahl al-Isra'ili al-Ishbili) of Seville (1212–1251) is considered one of the greatest Moorish poets of Andalusia of...