The wisdom in ibn Hamdis al.skali poetry


  • Saba Essam Abdel Hussein General Directorate of Education of Babylon


Ibn Hamdis, fate and destiny, disdain for the world, description, praise, lamentation


This research aims at tracing the beauty of wisdom and the different connotations in light of the analytical reading of each word in the text. additionally , It focuses on the phenomenon of artistic and intellectual wisdom. Wisdom is one of the purposes of Arabic poetry that has multiple meanings, interpreted by the poet’s perspective on a specific event. This study primarily employs a descriptive-analytical approach, which includes studying the concept of wisdom in language and terminology, as well as exploring the poet’s life. Furthermore, it examines the themes of wisdom, including fate and destiny, disdain for the world, description, praise, and lamentation Andalusian poetry was distinguished by the abundance of meanings and the translation of the word into connotations that are enriched with wisdom and aphorisms that intertwined with poetic expressions. The poet tries, in light of the poetry of wisdom, to convey his idea in an artistic manner that affects the other: ((wisdom aims at advice and guidance and comes as an expression of personal experience)).. The research reveals important findings, such as, Delving into the meaning of wisdom is essentially an authentic portrayal of human emotions stemming from human nature. The predominant characteristic of wisdom is surrendering to fate as a result of the struggle with life and death, which led the poet to the theme of asceticism . The study relies heavly upon the collection of Ibn Hamdis Al-Sicilian, edited by Ihsan Abbas, as well as linguistic dictionaries such as “Arabs tongue” and “definitions dictionaray.