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Title Sīrat ʻAntara : the manuscript from the university library in Wroclaw, Poland : one of the longest literary compositions of medieval Arabic literature / translated, with commentary by Anna Nawolska ; with a foreword by Marek M. Dziekan.
Imprint Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011.

Subject ʻAntar (Romance)
ʻAntarah ibn Shaddād, active 6th century -- Legends.
Alt Name Nawolska, Anna, 1959-
Biblioteka Uniwersytecka we Wrocławiu.
Uniform Title ʻAntar (Romance). English.
Description 1 online resource (318 pages)
Note Translation and commentary of the 18th century Arabic manuscript, numbered Mf. 10406, held in the University Library, Wroclaw, Poland.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The chivalrous epos and its genesis -- Sirat 'Antara in the light of a European state of investigation -- 'Antara from Wroclaw -- Some remarks on the poetics of the Sirat 'Antara -- The comparison some fragments of manuscript's poems with the poems of Diwan 'Antara -- Sirat 'Antara. Translation with critical commentary -- Summary.
Note Print version record.
Summary The Sirat Antara was an eighteenth century manuscript discovered by Anna Nawolska in the Manuscripts Department of Wroclaw University, Poland, which Nawolska translated from Arabic into English. Anatara Ibn Shaddad al-Absi was a sixth century pre-Islamic poet, knight, and hero. The Sirat Antara is the fifth incomplete volume of the chivalric epic that details the heroic deeds of Anatara Ibn Shaddad al-Absi. Not only does Nawolska provide a translation of the manuscript, but she also presents a history of the Sirat Antara and the genesis of Arabic chivalric epic.
Note English.
ISBN 9780773411784 (electronic bk.)
077341178X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 797916303
Additional Format Print version: Nawolska, Anna. Sirat Antara - the Manuscript from the University Library in Wroclaw, Poland : One of the Longest Literary Compositions of Medieval Arabic Literature. Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011 9780773425651

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