Following the Traces of the Sons of Hilal

Diogenes 46 (181):129-149 (1998)
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While the epic is absent from classical Arabic literature, the genre - although long ignored - plays an outstanding part in popular culture throughout the Arabo-Islamic sphere.



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Arabic Folk Epic and Identity.Peter Heath & Bridget Connelly - 1988 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 108 (2):315.
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