Bayram, Selahattin
January 2010
Ekev Academic Review;Winter2010, Vol. 14 Issue 42, p137
Academic Journal
Harîrî whos real name is Muhammed Kasim b. Muhammad b. Osman al-Harîrî al-Basri al-Harami is one of the elite examples of the Arabic literature. He lived in Basra between the years 446/1054-516/1122. He studied all of the science kinds existed in his time and he managed to have deep knowledge about all of them. However, he mostly dedicated himself on literature. He showed awesome greatness in all sorts of literature. He had become the best author of dictionary and syntax. On the other hand, his work "Makâmât" gave him a global fame. The purpose of this essay is to examine Harîrî's work "Makâmât" in a social an economic way, to analyze it and to compare and contrast today's world with the solutions of the analyzed essays. These chapters in the "Makâmât" inform us about the social, cultural, economic, structural and many other features of its time. Other than that, the "Makâmât" shows the human relationships of that time and lightens present time.


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