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Muḥammad bir Marṭayf
12017-10-10T20:52:40+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a1282412poet, rawi, and singerplain2017-10-25T23:11:06+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a12824Muḥammad bir Marṭayf is a judge (Ar. qāḍī) living in Qishn and a close friend of ʿAbd al-Saʿīd bir ʿAfrār. Muḥammad knew a significant number of Arabic and Mahri poems by heart (both occasional and sentimental) and was a well-regarded poet in his own right. In addition, Muḥammad was willing to sing Mahri poetry.
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