(1) I once mentioned him in conversation with @ThomasWic
Time to introduce him to the rest of you:
Abu 'L'Ala Ahmad ibn 'Abdallah al-Ma'arri, generally know as al'Ma'arri, was born near Aleppo in 973, and died in 1057, drawing people to his native town.
His Opus Magnus, the Luzumiyyat, contains some of the most moving verses in a variety of subjects.
Some ring as true today as they did a millennium ago, when his land was the repository of human knowledge then lost to Europeans.
Hi sir, what section is the quote of the two universal sects?
Thank you Kathleen, I appreciate it!
That is a very nice site too. I will use Perseus as well.
Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.