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Writing and Literature

Islamic Period

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Explore the development of the Qur’an and Qasida, the rise of Arabic verbal arts, the renaissance of Persian and Turkic languages, and literary engagement with the challenges of colonialism and modernity.

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Scene From Another Later Manuscript of Majnun and Layla

Majnun and Layla represent the classical tragic lovers in the classical Middle East tradition, and have been compared to Romeo and Juliet... [IMAGE GALLERY]

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