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Date: April 1913
Vol. 1 No. 1 of الفنون, or Al-Funun was published in April 1913.  The first issue opened with a photograph of and poem by Kahlil Gibran and a short story by Amin Rihani and ended with a statement of purpose written by the editors. Between these, the…
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Date: June 1913
Vol. 1 No. 3 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1913. Unlike the first two issues, this journal contains a greater mixture of genres:  in addition to poetry and short stories, this issue contains many essays, including several by Arabic…
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Date: August 1913
Vol. 1 No. 5 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in August 1913. This issue contains a number of pieces by the authors who would form the Pen League:  it opens with a short story by Kahlil Gibran; has two pieces by Ameen Rihani, a short story and…
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Date: October 1913
Vol. 1 No. 7 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in October 1913. It begins with a photograph of Ameen Rihani and features the first portion of a novella, Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley], that was serialized in Al-Funun. Other original…
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Vol. 1 No. 8 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in November 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Also included are an essay by Kahlil Gibran, a short story by Ilyas Tamir…
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Vol. 1 No. 9 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in December 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Other work originally written in Arabic includes a piece of criticism by…
funun191312_v1.9WM.pdf

Date: June 1916
Vol. 2 No. 1 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1916. It is the first issue published after a two and a half year hiatus from the journal, which was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I. It begins with an uncredited statement of purpose…
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Date: July 1916
Vol. 2 No. 2 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in July 1916. It contains essays by Ameen Rihani and Kahlil Gibran.The issue contains a contribution of Nasib Arida’s novella, Qissat Dik al-Jinn al-Himsi. It also continues serialization of Ameen…
funun191607_v2.2WM.pdf

Date: August 1916
Vol. 2 No. 3 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in August 1916. It contains a short story by Ameen Rihani, as well as continuing the serialization of his novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Additional work by mahjari authors include a…
funun191608_v2.3WM.pdf

Vol. 2 No. 4 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in September 1916. It features short stories by Ameen Rihani, Kahlil Gibran, and Mikhail Naimy; an essay by William Catzeflis; and poetry by Elia abu Madi and Rashid Ayyub. It also continues the…
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Vol. 1 No. 06 of The Syrian World published December 1926 is focused around Christmas. It opens with an article discussing The Spirit of Christmas and is followed by a poem by Kahlil Gibran. Overall this issue focuses on what Christmas is like for…
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Date: July 1927
Vol. 2 no. 01 of The Syrian World published July 1927. The issue opens with an article by Harold Close and it discusses the importance of the soap industry in Syria. Following the article there is a Syrian folk song that has been translated by Ameen…
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Date: August 1927
Vol. 2 no. 02 of The Syrian World published August 1927. The issue opens with an article by Philip K. Hitti that discusses the Syrian leadership in Arabic Affairs. This article is followed by a poem by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin and more Syrian Folk Songs…
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Date: May 1928
Vol. 2 no. 11 of The Syrian World published May 1928. The issue opens with yet another discussion of words being borrowed both from Arabic and English, by Byron Smith. There is a poem following the article titled Bel's Lions by Dr. Salim Y. Alkazin.…
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Date: October 1928
Vol. 3 no. 04 of The Syrian World published October 1928. The issue begins with an article by Count Philip Terrazi, a continuation of his article discussing the Beyrouth Museum, he begins by talking about the collection of Southern Lebanese pottery…
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Vol. 3 no. 05 of The Syrian World published November 1928. The issue begins with an article Ameen Rihani wrote especially for The Syrian World titled The Leper and the Bride of Galilee, a discussion of the cities Nazareth and Tiberias. Rev. W. A.…
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Vol. 3 no. 06 of The Syrian World published December 1928. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled A Federation of Syrian Societies. It discusses how Syrian-Americans are organizing these societies in order to secure their future…
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