• Wael Turki Madhi
  • Shaker Mahmood Abd


Undoubtedly, literature expresses the reality in which the society lives and addresses its social, cultural and economic issues, and the nation to which it belongs. Islamic thought and literature in that period occupied itself with confronting the aggression of the invaders, and the brutal aggression that persecutes Muslims, and the most important forms of addressing these issues and linking them to the Islamic faith by addressing the issue of heroism from an Islamic perspective. It differs from one era to another, and from one place to another; Because the historical, geographical or environmental conditions contribute to the crystallization of the personality and give it distinct internal and external dimensions, and the task assigned to the hero changes according to many ideological perceptions and the view of the nature of life and the events taking place in it, the work entrusted to one in it, ways of earning a living, and preoccupation On many issues related to war, politics, economics, daily work, etc., It is (the elements through which the poet absorbed the motives of heroism, and represented them in what he drew from a heroic, poetic and realistic response to the various situations and events of his life. The elements of heroism occupied a wide area of Arab poetry, and the Arab poet’s interest in it came in connection with his comprehensive perception of heroism, which is the perception (whose limits were not limited to monitoring the details of the heroic act in the field of war, but also exceeded it to include its human minutes in a state of peace as well.


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Wael Turki Madhi, & Shaker Mahmood Abd. (2021). CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HERO IN CONTEMPORARY ARABIC POETRY. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 18(09), 1846-1862. Retrieved from