The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 06

Title

The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 06

Description

Vol. 5 no. 06 of The Syrian World published February 1931. In Dr. Philip K. Hitti's article titled Are the Lebanese Arabs? he discusses the question that was posed to him by Salloum Mokarzel. In his reply he traces the history of Lebanon in order to discover the answer, looking back at the various ethnic groups that were at one time settled in Lebanon. In Salloum Mokarzel's second article covering his travels through Jebel-Druze he highlights his experiences in Soueida, the capital city. More specifically his visit to the State Orphanage for Druze children in which he describes his most interesting observations of the French officials stationed there. Rev W. A. Mansur is also featured for his contribution concerning the Commission of Syrian "pioneers" to their Posterity in America. While there are numerous poetic contributions in this issue of known poets like Gibran, J.D. Carlyle, and Asa, Don C. Seitz is also featured for his poem concerning The Arabian Nights. Seitz as a nationally well-known American author presents the very reasons the young generation should praise the classic literature of their mother-tongue. Another part of the Ali Zaibaq series is again featured in this issue, before Labeebee A. J. Hanna's poetic Advice to a Girl. The last article featured is by Joseph J. Raymond, on the word Al-Jubbah, and the significance of its travel throughout the world. The issue closes with a discussion of Syria's potential to have a future king, the Political Developments of Syria, and excerpts from the Arab press that represent Syria and Syrians.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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TSW1931_02reducedWM

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104 Greenwich St., New York, NY

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Citation

Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Vol. 05 no. 06,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed December 12, 2019, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40812.