Lexical Gap

Dec. 8th, 2009 07:56 pm
kitewithfish: The Doctor tilts his head. (Default)
Title: Lexical Gap
Author: [livejournal.com profile] kitewithfish, that would be me.
Characters: Hayy ibn Yaqzan (Alive, son of Awake)/ Absal
Rating: G
Genre: Gen
Warnings: Acknowledges the existence of m/m sexual relationship. Nonexplicit.
Word Count: c. 900

This fic is based off of characters in Abu Bakr ibn Tufayl's The Philosophical Tale of Hayy ibn Yaqzan, first published in the 12th century in Spain. The Philosophical Tale is itself a fanfiction of Avicenna's 11th century Persian Recital of Hayy ibn Yaqzan.
Both are available in English since the 16th century. Spellings vary. Slash goggles make ibn Tufayl's version significantly more enjoyable.

I do not have the words. )

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