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By Sharron Gu

This background 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 might be extra hugely built and subtle than the other on earth.
This ebook specializes in what's specific approximately Arabic in comparison to different significant languages of the area (Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English and Spanish) and the way the particular features of Arabic took form at numerous issues in its historical past. The ebook presents a cultural history for knowing social and political associations and non secular beliefs—more encouraged through the rhythms and depths of poetic language than different cultures—in the center East today.

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