An introduction to pre-Islamic literature, the various ages of Arabic literature starting with the pre-Islamic period, description of the social, economic, and political conditions of the Arabs living at that time, drawing a comparison between the life of the Arabs living in the north and those living in the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, study of pre-Islamic poetry in light of certain social phenomena such as low-class poets (Sa'aleek) and 'knights-poets' (Fursan), analysis of pre-Islamic master pieces such as 'the long poems' (Mu'alaqat), Mufaddalyat, Asma'yat, Dawaween (collections of pre-Islamic poems), study of pre-Islamic prose such as proverbs and orations used for certain occasions in those days.

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