Qasida قصيده (poetry): "Zahrat el Mada'en" by Assi and Mansour Rahbani (encore)

Mar 10, 2020

Santa Moderna, 1998, Fathi Hassan, acrylic and sand on canvas
Credit Courtesy of Bencin Art Gallery, Pesaro, Italy

  This episode of (poetry) was originally aired March 10.

Dr. Ahmed Maamoun was born and raised in Egypt. He is an Assistant Professor of Marketing in UMD's
Labovitz School of Business & Economics

You can read the Arabic and English translations of The Flower of All Cities by Assi and Mansour Rahbani here.

You can see a video of the song, Zahrat Al Madaan by Fairouz, with footage and English subtitles here.