The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 02


The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 02


Volume 03 Issue 02 of The Syrian World published August 1928. The issue begins with an article called "A Nation in the Making" by the editor. The article addresses current events in Syria related to the Great Syrian Revolt. It talks about the cooperation of the Syrian revolutionaries and the French High Commissioner. Following it is a poem by Alphonse Lamartine titled "The Cedars of Lebanon" (trans. by Toru Dutt). Lamartine visited Lebanon and wrote the poem as an homage to his visit. The next article is written by Ibn El-Khoury and discusses summer pastimes in Lebanon. The next article, written by Dr. N. A. Katibah, is titled "The Tragic Letter" and discusses the role of Turkish women in bringing about social and political reform. Following it is an article discussing Assemani, an Oriental scholar from the 18th century. Dr. Philip K. Hitti pays tribute to Capt. Emilio Carranza the airman. The last article whether or not Arabic is something that should be learned in the United States. The issue concludes with the Reader's Forum, Arab press excerpts, and more on the political developments in Syria.


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Salloum A. Mokarzel and Syrian-American Press, “The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 02,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 15, 2024,