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By Sharron Gu

This historical past of literary Arabic describes the evolution of Arabic poetry and prose within the context of song, ritual functionality, the humanities and structure. The thousands-of-years-old language could be extra hugely constructed and subtle than the other on earth.
This publication specializes in what's exact approximately Arabic in comparison to different significant languages of the realm (Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English and Spanish) and the way the particular features of Arabic took form at numerous issues in its historical past. The booklet presents a cultural history for realizing social and political associations and spiritual beliefs—more prompted by way of the rhythms and depths of poetic language than different cultures—in the center East today.

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By Sharron Gu

This historical past of literary Arabic describes the evolution of Arabic poetry and prose within the context of song, ritual functionality, the humanities and structure. The thousands-of-years-old language could be extra hugely constructed and subtle than the other on earth.
This publication specializes in what's exact approximately Arabic in comparison to different significant languages of the realm (Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English and Spanish) and the way the particular features of Arabic took form at numerous issues in its historical past. The booklet presents a cultural history for realizing social and political associations and spiritual beliefs—more prompted by way of the rhythms and depths of poetic language than different cultures—in the center East today.

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