Omar Ibn Abi Rabi'ah
'Umar ibn Abi Rabi'ah al-Makhzumi (November 644, Mecca – 712/719, Mecca) was an Arabic poet from the modern-day country of Saudi Arabia. He was born into a wealthy family of the Quraish tribe of Mecca.
He is known for his love poetry and for being one of the originators of the literary form ghazel in Islamic literature. He devoted his life to Thurayya, a young woman from the Hejazi aristocracy. He was "impassioned by everything beautiful that he saw in the street or during pilgrimage.".