This research covers Al-Saraqusti’s Maqamat (as an Andalusian heritage blog) and seeks to identify the image of society through the Maqamat. The importance of this research lies in the richness of the Maqamat, as they are not stories for humor or enjoyment, but rather they are texts distinguished by sophistication and professionalism, and a cultural, historical and intellectual asset that Al-Saraqusti demonstrated within the framework of the Maqamat, granting them the power of etymology and renewal. The research focused on the image of Andalusian society through Al Maqamat Al-luzumiyah. The study included several sections; First: the classes of Andalusian society, second: complaining about time and the cruelty of life, third: amusement and obscenity, fourth: fraud, medical quackery, purchase and sale, fifth: love and flirtation, sixth: foods and beverages, seventh: clothing and ornaments, and eighth: religious manifestations, and it has adopted the social approach because it is the most appropriate approach in portraying society, as well as the descriptive analytical approach in analyzing texts for Maqamat. The research has concluded with a number of results, concluding, the Maqamat have reflected many images of society that highlight societal injustice, which is represented by two different classes; One is wealthy and the other is poor and struggling to make a living in a various way. It also depicted the naivety of some groups related to spells and illusions, described an aspect of Berber life and customs, and depicted the beloved woman who helps the man in tricks in order to obtain money, opposite to the life of asceticism, as a result of the corruption of society and its several flaws. It represented the simulation of the crisis reality in an enlightening manner through demonstrating the two opposites together, controlling the critical approach for each group and social phenomenon.
A. M. Al-Shawabkeh, Nawal and H. M. Al-Razooq, Hedaya
"Social life in Andalusia and Morocco as depicted by Al-Maqhamate Al-Lozumiyeh by Al-Saraqusti’s,"
Information Sciences Letters: Vol. 12
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Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/isl/vol12/iss11/31