Sancak, Yusuf
January 2008
Ekev Academic Review;Winter2008, Vol. 12 Issue 34, p381
Academic Journal
Mu'allaqat were the most mature poems told in the pre-Islamic period (Age of Ignorance). According to a common belief, these marvelous odes belong to seven different poets. There are some different opinions about how these odes are named as "Mu'allaqa" However, on opinion, which claims that they used to be hung on the walls of Kaaba and got their names from this, is supported by public opinion and tradition and accepted by a majority of scholars.


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