Abu Nuwas

Abu Nuwas

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Occupation: Poet

Biography: Abu-Nuwas al-Hasan ben Hani al-Hakami,a known as Abū-Nuwās, was one of the greatest of classical Arabic poets, who also composed in Persian on occasion. Born in the city of Ahvaz in Persia, of an Arab father and a Persian mother, he became a master of all the contemporary genres of Arabic poetry.