by Heinrich Stieglitz (1801 - 1849)

Mit Pfeilen loosen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
      Mit Pfeilen loosen
Die Husseiniten,
Wer Turans Mörder
Sich dürfe rühmen.
 
      Das Loos trifft Haschem,
Den hagern Räuber;
Wuthschnaubend greift er
Zur Todeslanze.
 
      "Wo er auch weile,
Ich treffe Turan,
Daß keinen ferner
Sein Name schrecke!"

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Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Erster Band, Leipzig, bei Carl Cnobloch, 1831, page 17.


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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The death-draw", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2015-06-24
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