Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of maqam.

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Examples

  • Death of Badi’ al-Zaman al-Hamadhani, a master of Arabic prose who established the literary genre known as maqamat, dramatic anecdotes narrated in elaborate rhymed prose.

    1008

  • Israel encourages Druze separatism from Israel's Arab minority through a special educational curriculum emphasizing Druze history and culture, Druze folklore, a calendar of holy days and feasts, and the 'invention of traditions,' including pilgrimages and festivals, associated with the rebuilt or even newly created 'maqamat' (holy places).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The government of [[Israel]] encourages Druze separatism from Israel's Arab minority through a special educational curriculum emphasizing Druze history and culture, Druze folklore, a calendar of holy days and feasts, and the 'invention of traditions,' including pilgrimages and festivals, associated with the rebuilt or even newly created 'maqamat' (holy places).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Israel encourages Druze separatism from Israel's Arab minority through a special educational curriculum emphasizing Druze history and culture, Druze folklore, a calendar of holy days and feasts, and the 'invention of traditions,' including pilgrimages and festivals, associated with the rebuilt or even newly created 'maqamat' (holy places).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Israel encourages Druze separatism from Israel's Arab minority through a special educational curriculum emphasizing Druze history and culture, Druze folklore, a calendar of holy days and feasts, and the 'invention of traditions,' including pilgrimages and festivals, associated with the rebuilt or even newly created 'maqamat' (holy places).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The government of [[Israel]] encourages Druze separatism from Israel's Arab minority through a special educational curriculum emphasizing Druze history and culture, Druze folklore, a calendar of holy days and feasts, and the 'invention of traditions,' including pilgrimages and festivals, associated with the rebuilt or even newly created 'maqamat' (holy places).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • First, there is also a rich tradition of Arabic prose maqamat, essays, history writing, etc, but the New York Times did not know about it because Ibn Al-Muqaffa` and Al-Jaziz and many others did not support Sadat's trip to Jerusalem.

    Thursday, August 31, 2006

  • Abu Muhammad al-Qasim al-Hariri (d. 1122), a writer from Basra, raised this form to new heights in his maqamat, although his excessive concern with displaying his verbal tricks drove Arabic prose to a certain formalistic extreme.

    1008

  • He worked with both Tunisian percussionist Lassad Hosni and Turkish clarinetist Barbaros Erkose on his excellent 1992 album Conte de l'incroyable amour, and they joined him again on last year's beautiful Astrakan Cafe, a set of mostly original compositions that ties together the many musics based on maqamat -- modal systems used throughout the Middle East and western Asia.

    Chicago Reader

  • Three Operas combined twelve-tone music with Arabic maqamat, instruments and melodies, including quarter-tones, and the lyrics were Egyptian vernacular in a contemporary setting.

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