The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 08

Title

The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 08

Description

Vol. 5 no. 08 of The Syrian World published April 1931. The issue is especially long as it was published the same month famed poet and contributor to the Syrian World, Kahlil Gibran, passed away. There are only just a few inclusions in the article that are not related to Gibran's passing. The first is an article discussing the concept of chivalry in Arabia and Islam. This article primarily deals with the origin of chivalry, which seems to point to the crusades in which Moslem and Christian knights met in combat. Salloum Mokarzel in addition to his tribute work to Gibran is featured for the continuation of his travels through Jebel-Druze. There is then the usual installment of Ali Zaibaq, now a regular series of The Syrian World, and finally there is the inclusion of what usually closes the issues out, the political developments in Syria and excerpts from the Arab press. However intermingled within the regular stories, are works dedicated to Gibran. First there is a discussion of his last days, followed by a description of his Boston funeral. The remainder of the pieces are works by other authors normally featured in the Syrian World, and while the rest pay tribute to one of the most important Lebanese literary figures of all time.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Date

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Format

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Text

Identifier

TSW1931_04reducedWM

Coverage

104 Greenwich St., New York, NY

Files

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Citation

Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 08,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed December 8, 2019, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40810.