Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi, more commonly known as Al-Ramadi died in 1022. His birth date is febateable but is sometimes given as 917 which would make him extremely long lived especially in that period.

He lived under the caliphate of Alhakén II and was famed as a writer in what became known as the Cordovan lyrical style.

He is said, along with Muqadam de Cabra and Ibn Abd Rabbihi, to be one of the finest writers of the day

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Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi Poems

Slave Boy

They shaved his head
to clothe him in ugliness
out of jealousy and fear
of his beauty.... more »

Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi Quotes

Comments about Yusuf ibn Harun al-Ramadi

M Asim Nehal 28 Jan 2019 12:25
Why just one poem of this poet is chosen and posted here, I wish to see more of his work.