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Abu al-Hasan al-Shushtari

(1212—1269)


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(1212–69)

Muslim mystical poet of Hispano-Arabic song forms (muwashshah and zajal), often in the Andaluso-Arabic vernacular, and combining calls to ecstatic spirituality with tropes of drinking and love. He also composed odes in classical Arabic.

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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