High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles 'Umar ibn Abi Rabi'ah
(November 644, Mecca - 712/719, Mecca) was an Arabic poet from the
modern-day country of Saudi Arabia. He is known for his love poetry
and for being one of the originators of the literary form ghazel in
Islamic literature. The ghazal is a poetic form consisting of
rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same
meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both
the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of
that pain. The form is ancient, originating in 6th century
pre-Islamic Arabic verse. It is derived from the Arabian panegyric
qasida. The structural requirements of the ghazal are similar in
stringency to those of the Petrarchan sonnet. In its style and
content it is a genre which has proved capable of an extraordinary
variety of expression around its central themes of love and
separation. It is one of the principal poetic forms which the
Indo-Perso-Arabic civilization offered to the eastern Islamic
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