Al Lulu Wal Murjan Fi Akhbar Al Zaman: Tar'if Arabiyyah (Paperback)
Arab Literature is full of anecdotes about social relations especially between Caliphs and their governors on one hand, and between governors and people. This book includes several anecdotes about Harun al Rashid, al Ma'mune, Omar bin Abdul Aziz, and Mu'awiyah. The famous al Hajjaj bin Yusuf al Thaqafi may be the most governer had strange anecdotes. It is good to know about the past to learn and value modern life. The book is part of Ihyaa al Turath al Arabi fil Mahjar (Revival of Arab heritage in Diaspora) project supported by the Arab American Encyclopedia originated by the author. The writer is a well known Arab American scholar, poet, and author of more than 200 books, who initiated the project as well as the Arab American Encyclopedia. Dr. Yahya resides in Michigan-USA, and has four children and ten grandchildren.