"The Blue Haa: A Romance of Courage and Chivalry by Antar ibn Shaddād" is a stunning artwork that brings to life the love story and poetry of the famous pre-Islamic Arab warrior-poet, Antar ibn Shaddād. Created by artist Ali Omar Ermes in 1979, this original artwork measures 100cm x 80cm and is crafted from acrylic and ink on paper. It currently resides with a Middle Eastern Royal Family, where it continues to captivate and inspire viewers with its depiction of Antar's journey and his famous line, "I am the son of the brave and the descendant of the noble."
Here are a few more examples of Antar's poetry that showcase his bravery, martial prowess, and love for his wife, Abla:
"I am the son of Shaddad, the lion of the battlefield
I am the hero of the tribe, the one who strikes fear into the hearts of my enemies
I am the conqueror of lands, the vanquisher of foes
I am the defender of my people, the protector of the weak
I am the lover of Abla, the one whose passion knows no bounds"
"I am the one who braves the dangers of the desert, fearlessly facing any challenge
I am the one who stands tall in the face of danger, refusing to back down
I am the one who fights for justice, defending the honor of my tribe
I am the one who loves Abla with all my heart, my love for her growing stronger every day"
"I am the one who rides into battle, my sword drawn and my heart full of courage
I am the one who faces my enemies head on, never backing down
I am the one who fights for what I believe in, my conviction unshakeable
I am the one who loves Abla with every fiber of my being, my passion burning bright"
"The Blue Haa: A Romance of Courage and Chivalry by Antar ibn Shaddād" is a powerful artwork that celebrates the courage, chivalry, and love of one of the greatest pre-Islamic Arab warrior-poets, Antar ibn Shaddād.
This artwork is a tribute to Antar's legacy and a testament to the enduring power of love and devotion. Through his poetry, Antar has inspired generations of readers with his message of bravery, honor, and justice, and this artwork serves as a beautiful reminder of his enduring influence. Whether viewed as a standalone piece or as part of a collection, "The Blue Haa: A Romance of Courage and Chivalry by Antar ibn Shaddād" is sure to inspire and delight art lovers and fans of Arabic literature alike.
This breathtaking piece by Ali Omar Ermes showcases the versatility and depth of the Arabic language through the use of a single stroke technique. Through this technique, Ermes is able to convey a range of emotions and expressions that range from the simplest and most direct to the most complex and nuanced.