The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 01


The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 01


Volume 03 Issue 01 of the Syrian World published July 1928. The issue opens with an article titled "The Jinn of the Arabian Nights" by Ameen Rihani. It is followed by a poem called "A Nocturnal Love Ode" by Dr. N. A. Katibah
the piece is translated by Katibah and it is both attributed to Ibn-'ul-Fa-rid or El-Baha' Zuhair. Following it is an article that discusses the Syrians of New Zealand by Dr. C. Assid Corban. There is a continuation from the June issue discussing desert routes between Syria and Iraq written by American Consul John Randolph of Baghdad, Iraq. The next article is titled "The Mallicks" by Paul Deab which is a retelling of a scene from "A Refined Syrian-American Home." Next is a story titled "The Dancer of Daphne" which is retold/translated by Simone France (originally by Alice Poulleau). The last article is titled "Arabic as an Issue" and it is a response to replies given by women to the article N.A. Mokarzel wrote about Arabic as an asset. The issue concludes with excerpts from the Arab press, the Reader's Forum, 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 01,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 16, 2024,