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Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq (2 vol) 1801-1887 احمد فارس الشدياق
By: Matwi, Muhammad Hadi

Language: Arabic


In 2 volumes, a biography of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq (d. 1887). Shidyaq was a major intellectual figure of the Arab world known as a scholar, writer and journalist, from what is now Lebanon. At various times he resided in the UK, France, North Africa, and Turkey. He helped translate the Bible to Arabic, converted from Christianity to Islam, and was a key figure in the Nahda which sought to revitalize Arabic language and culture. He is considered one of the founding fathers of modern Arabic literature, and his colorful and productive life is fascinating.

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By:Matwi, Muhammad Hadi
Pages: 963 pp, 2 Volumes
Publisher:Dar al Gharb al Islami, Tunis 1989
Dimensions:17 x 24 cm
Topic:Biography- Modern Literary History - Shidyaq

Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq (2 vol) 1801-1887 احمد فارس الشدياق

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