February 25, 2016

Names of Simpletons

Names of simpletons whose comic tales have been written up as books by unknown authors:

   Comic Tales of Juha
   Comic Tales of Abu Damdam
   Comic Tales of Ibn Ahmar
(?)
   Comic Tales of Sawra the Bedouin
   Comic Tales of Ibn al-Mawsili
   Comic Tales of Ibn Ya‘qub
   Comic Tales of Abu ‘Ubayd al-Hazmi
   Comic Tales of Abu ‘Alqama
   Comic Tales of Sayfawayh

(Ibn) al-Nadim, Fihrist VIII.3 (circa 987 CE). (Ibid).