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The Effeminates of Early Medina
There is considerable evidence for the existence of a form of publicly recognized and institutionalized effeminacy or transvestism among males in pre-Islamic and early Islamic Arabian society. UnlikeExpand
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Homoeroticism in classical Arabic literature
This text examines the importance of masculine homosexual allusion in classical Arabic literature. It explores the underlying meanings of masculine motifs in classical texts. The fawn, for example,Expand
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Religion and Politics in the Career of Badîʿ al-Zamân al-Hamadhânî@@@Religion and Politics in the Career of Badi al-Zaman al-Hamadhani
Claims that the litterateur Badic al-ZamAn al-HamadhAni was a Shicite are based on misinterpretations of the available evidence. Information from al-HamadhAni's own works makes it clear that he wasExpand
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