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The Jew of Alexandria, or, The Myth of the Library (A poetic Drama)

2018
by Tawfik Ali Mansour
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LibraryOne must pronounce that Abu’l Faraj’s story is a mere fable, totally destitude of historical foundation. My only concern in this matter has been to establish the truth, not to defend the Arabs. No defence is necessary , were it needful, it would not be difficult to find something in the nature of an apology, For the Arabs in later times certainly set great store by all the classical and other books which fell into their hands, and had them carefully preserved and in many cases translated. Indeed, they set an example which modern conquerors might well have fol

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LibraryOne must pronounce that Abu’l Faraj’s story is a mere fable, totally destitude of historical foundation. My only concern in this matter has been to establish the truth, not to defend the Arabs. No defence is necessary , were it needful, it would not be difficult to find something in the nature of an apology, For the Arabs in later times certainly set great store by all the classical and other books which fell into their hands, and had them carefully preserved and in many cases translated. Indeed, they set an example which modern conquerors might well have fol

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Authors Tawfik Ali Mansour
Language English
Year Published 2018
Publisher al-Maktab al-ʻArabī lil-Maʻārif
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 9789778121766
Main Topic Arabic Literature
Print Size (in mm) 170x240
Weight (in Kg) 0.133
Available Book Formats Print Format
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