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This manuscript is a play in four acts that follows the life of a Yemeni Princess named Wajdah. Wajdah is the heroine of the play and a 17th century princess who converts to Islam, which leads to challenges in reconciling faith and reason. There is… PDF.pdf

Date: 1872-1905
Diary of Hanna Gaith (Juan Gait) who was from the town of Yabroud, Syria. The diary has 176 pages. In its first 24 pages Hanna wrote about the history of Yabroud and its "Christian inhabitants." (Although at the time he wrote this, two-thirds of the…

Date: 1912
The New Testament of the Christian Bible translated into Arabic.

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Excerpts about the lives of saints and historical figures. Names included: Constantine I, Ephrem the Syrian, Saint Basil the Great, (last name not clear).

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A draft of an article titled 'if leaders want to demolish prisoners, let them build schools first'. The writer supports the building and expanding of religious schools. Undated

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Black lace prayer cap with accompanying business card.

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Black lace prayer cap.

Date: 1971
Reproduction of a prayer written out by Kahlil Gibran reading, "We all pray. Some of us pray with -- and others pray without --- for this human heart though seemingly silent, is -- quivering with songs (is ever singing its holy song before the holy…

Date: 1966 March
Mitchell Carter Rabil's confirmation certificate, received on March 23, 1966 at the Church of St. Ann in Smithfield, North Carolina.

Date: 1914
A photograph of the front pages of Silver Chimes in Syria

Date: 1926 July
Volume 1 Issue 01 of The Syrian World, published July 1926. This first issue begins with a foreword by Salloum Mokarzel and a poem by Kahlil Gibran stating the purpose of the journal to educate both Syrian-Americans and a broader American public…

Date: 1926 October
Volume 1 Issue 04 of The Syrian World, published October 1926. The issue opens with an article about "Near East Relief in Syria" by Charles V. Vickrey. Many of the articles in this issue focus on how the West (specifically France and the United…

Vol . 1 Issue 06 of The Syrian World published December 1926. The issue 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…

Date: 1927 January
Vol . 1 Issue 07 of The Syrian World published January 1927. The issue opens with a travel journal entry by Ameen Rihani. This is followed by an article by the editor that discusses Christianity in the near east (Syria), and a treaty that was signed…

Date: 1927 April
Volume 1 Issue 10 of The Syrian World published April 1927. The issue opens with an article by Dr. Philip K. Hitti on famed Italian writer Dante and the Arabic sources he likely used in his Commedia

Date: 1927 May
Volume 1 Issue 11 of The Syrian World published May 1927. The issue opens with an article by Salloum Antoun Mokarzel on religious problems in the East. The next two writings focus on Lebanon. One is an article that discusses the beauty of Beirut and…

Date: 1928 April
Volume 2 Issue 10 of The Syrian World published April 1928. The issue opens with an article by Charles V. Vickrey in which he discusses the American orphanage and relief world in Syria. This article is followed by a poem translated by J.D. Carlyle…

Date: 1929 March
Volume 3 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published March 1929. The issue begins with an article by Ameen Rihani titled "At the Gate of Arabia." This article is a travel journal entry of Rihani's own experience traveling to Arabia. Next is a poem by…

Date: 1930 October
Volume 5 Issue 02 of The Syrian World published October 1930. The issue begins with another piece by Rev. W. A. Mansur in which he discusses the important material and moral accomplishments of his ethnic peers in order to showcase their overall…

Date: 1931 April
Volume 5 Issue 08 of The Syrian World published April 1931. The issue is especially long as it was published the same month famed poet and frequent contributor to the Syrian World, Kahlil Gibran, passed away. There are only just a few inclusions in…

نسخة رسالة من امين الريحاني الى صهره يوسف صادر بتاريخ 9 نيسان 1921. وفيها يعبر الريحاني عن ارائه السياسية مبادئه، ويسأل يوسف ان كان وجوده، اي الريحاني، في لبنان "الوطن" سيفيد لبنان بشيء. كما بين الريحاني رأيه في فصل الدين عن السياسة و"ضد تدخل رجال…

رسالة عباس نحول بجاني الى امين الريحاني بتاريخ ٢٢ تموز ١٩٠١. عباس يناقش مع الريحاني مبادئ الحرية الانسانية، وطاعة الحاكم، والخلود والادراك والكتاب المقدس.

رسالة من انيس جريج الى امين الريحاني بتاريخ 6 تشرين الثاني 1917. فيها يرد جريج على رسالة سابقة من الريحاني. وفيها برسل ايضا توبيخا وتنبيها لبعض الاسماء "يوسف مراد الخوري" و "عبد المسيح"، فيصفهم بالمتاجرين "بالصحافة والدين والبلدية [...]". ويخبره ايضا…

رسالة من حسين عويني الى امين الريحاني بتاريخ 19 ايلول 1926. يخبر الريحاني بثناء الملك عبد العزيز بن سعود على كتابه تاريخ نجد، لكن هناك بعض التصحيحات/التصليحات حول الدين والوهابية. ويذكر بعض الامتيازات وطالبيها - لم يذكر نوعها. من الاسماء المذكورة:…
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