Imruʾ al-Qais

Imruʾ al-Qais Junduh bin Hujr al-Kindi was an Arab poet from the sixth century. He is one of the seven poets included in the Muʻallaqah, a historic anthology of Arabic odes considered among the greatest of the pre-Islamic era. Though the facts of his life and genealogy are still debated, he is remembered today as a king whose many adventures and romances were chronicled in his poems.