During this time, many of the stories that were originally folk stories are thought to have been collected orally over many years and later compiled into a single book.
The compiler and ninth-century translator into Arabic is reputedly the storyteller Abu Abd-Allah Muhammad el-Gahshigar.
The frame story of Shahrzad seems to have been added in the 14th century.
Arabic music is the music of Arab people, especially those centered around the Arabian Peninsula.
Each poem in the set has a different author, and is considered to be their best work.
Mu'allaqat means "The Suspended Odes" or "The Hanging Poems," and comes from the poems being hung on the wall in the Kaaba at Mecca.
Classical Arab music is extremely popular across the population, especially a small number of superstars known throughout the Arab world.
Regional styles of popular music include Iraqian el Maqaam, Algerian raï, Kuwaiti sawt and Egyptian el gil.
The Qur'an, from the 7th century, had the greatest and longest-lasting effect on Arabic culture and literature."Jins" in Arabic comes from the ancient Greek word "genus," meaning type. ajnas) is either a trichord, a tetrachord, or a pentachord.The trichord is three notes, the tetrachord four, and the pentachord five.The Arab world is sometimes divided into separate regions including Al-Maghrib Al-Arabi (consisting of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Mauritania), Fertile Crescent (consisting of Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Jordan) and the Arabian Peninsula (consisting of south Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Al Ahwaz Al Arabiya, Oman and the UAE) and the Arabian Peninsula's Al-Janoub Al-Arabi (consisting of Yemen and Oman).Arabic literature is the writing produced, both prose and poetry, by speakers of the Arabic language.
Mukhalif is a rare jins used exclusively in Iraq, and it does not occur in combination with other ajnas.