Likewise the Koran was full of obscure words and allusions to events that were no longer under- stood by later generations. Rather than admit ignorance of these passages, later commentators adopted the face-saving expedient of inventing lines of poetry to use as loci probantes in support of their personal interpretations.
If you want to change selection, open document below and click on "Move attachment"
- (no access) - Monroe, James T.: "Oral Composition in Pre-Islamic Poetry", p2
|status||not read|| ||reprioritisations|
|last reprioritisation on|| ||suggested re-reading day|
|started reading on|| ||finished reading on|