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1st Edition

A Dictionary of Arabic and Islamic Proverbs

ISBN 9781138699021
Published February 22, 2018 by Routledge
178 Pages

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Book Description

One of the quickest ways to understand a people or a culture is to learn their proverbs. This anthology, first published in 1984, compiles in dictionary form proverbs from the Islamic world, particularly the Middle East and North Africa. The Arabs were the first to gather and annotate their own proverbs – the earliest collections date from the n

Table of Contents

Preface.  Acknowledgements.  A Summary of Classification.  The Proverbs.

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