The Qur'an, from the 7th century, had the greatest and longest-lasting effect on Arabic culture and literature.
Al-Khansa, a female contemporary of Muhammad, was an acclaimed Arab poet.
The compiler and ninth-century translator into Arabic is reputedly the storyteller Abu Abd-Allah Muhammad el-Gahshigar.
The frame story of Shahrzad seems to have been added in the 14th century.
The seven authors, who span a period of around 100 years, are Imru' al-Qais, Tarafa, Zuhayr, Labīd, 'Antara Ibn Shaddad, 'Amr ibn Kulthum, and Harith ibn Hilliza.
) is the name given to a series of seven Arabic poems or qasida that originated before the time of Islam.
Each poem in the set has a different author, and is considered to be their best work.
Arab culture is the culture of the Arabs, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea.
Language, literature, gastronomy, art, architecture, music, spirituality, philosophy, mysticism (etc.) are all part of the cultural heritage of the Arabs.