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Zuhayr ibn Abî Sûlmâ Biography

The biography of Zuhayr ibn Abî Sûlmâ. This page has biographical information on Zuhayr ibn Abî Sûlmâ, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...if available.

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Zuhayr, also Zuhair, (Arabic ), full name Zuhayr ibn Abî Sûlmâ, b. c. 520-d. c. 609, was a pre-Islamic Arabian poet who lived in the 6th century AD. He is considered one of the greatest writer of Arabic poetry in pre-Islamic times. Zuhayr belonged to the Muzaynah tribe. His father was a poet. His elder son, Ka'b bin Zuhayr, was also a poet and read poems to Muhammad.. pre-Islamic Arabian poet

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