Baghdad: the city in verse

Reuven Snir (Translator)

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


Baghdad: The City in Verse captures the essence of life lived in one of the world's enduring metropolises. This unusual anthology offers original translations of 170 Arabic poems from Bedouin, Muslim, Christian, Kurdish, and Jewish poets--most for the first time in English--from Baghdad's founding in the eighth century to the present day.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, MA
PublisherHarvard University Press
Number of pages384
ISBN (Print)9780674725218
StatePublished - 2013


  • Arabic poetry -- Iraq -- Baghdad


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