International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Fables in Classical Arabic Literature
Dr. Imad Mahd Ali Abu Rahmeh, Dr. Mohammad Mahd Mohammad Harb

This study aims at shedding light on one of the old Arabian literature, arts, and giving it what is deserves of attention that suits its distinguished status in heritage library represented in the numerous numbers of titles that we encounter in reference books and biographies that their authors held the responsibility of documenting the intellectual and literary production of this nation and its prosperous eras. That is the art of stories told through animals. The researchers tried to reach out the sources of this art and detect its modules through historical sequence as well as investigating and analyzing showing the relationship of the latter with the previous and ways of affecting it. It focuses on what many researchers consider as a basis of animals' stories in Arab heritage i.e. " Kalila and Dimna " book for Ibn Al-Muqaffa' which was truly a source that many writers of this story type were affected by.

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