The Syrian World Vol. 03 no. 10


The Syrian World Vol. 03 no. 10


Vol. 3 no. 10 of The Syrian World published April 1929 begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled Syrians' Loyalty to America and it discusses the nature of their dedication to the United States, the basis of their political allegiance, and the test of their sincerity. Next Ibn El-Khoury discusses yet another aspect of Lebanese culture with an article on the Village Festival, which are mostly focused around religious holidays. Following it is the text of an address given at the Testimonial Dinner given in honor of Ameen Rihani (March 2, 1929) by Philip K. Hitti, primarily highlighting his contribution to Arabic Lore. After the long discussion of Rihani's importance in literature, there is a collection of Arabic riddles (by Elia D. Madi) translated to English by Andrew Ghareeb, which is then followed by a short poem by Kahlil Gibran titled Fame, the well-known poets own discussion of self-importance. The next article by Alfred Mussawir discusses the origin of Fire-Blowing a talent identified distinctly with a Syrian slave in Sicily named Eunus. The final piece of writing in this issue is a poem by Labeebee A. J. Hanna which is dedicated to the Federation of Syrian Societies and discusses the fellowship present in their confederation of pledges. Finally the issue concludes with excerpts from the Arab press, the Reader's Forum, and an update on the political developments in Syria.


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Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Vol. 03 no. 10,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed June 10, 2023,