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By Sharron Gu

ISBN-10: 0786470593

ISBN-13: 9780786470594

This heritage of literary Arabic describes the evolution of Arabic poetry and prose within the context of tune, ritual functionality, the humanities and structure. The thousands-of-years-old language could be extra hugely constructed and sophisticated than the other on earth.
This ebook specializes in what's certain approximately Arabic in comparison to different significant languages of the realm (Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English and Spanish) and the way the detailed features of Arabic took form at numerous issues in its historical past. The booklet offers a cultural history for knowing social and political associations and non secular beliefs—more inspired by means of the rhythms and depths of poetic language than different cultures—in the center East today.

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