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Hitti has written a brilliant history of a land into which more historical and cultural events were crowded than any area of equal size. Syria has invented and transmitted to mankind such benefits as monotheistic religion, philosophy, law, trade, agriculture, and our alphabet.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-119-3
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Publication Date: Sep 24,2002
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
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ISBN: 1-59333-119-3
$115.00
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Philip K. Hitti is one of the world's leading Arabic scholars and authorities on the Near East. His History of the Arabs was acclaimed by Samuel Chew in the New York Herald Tribune as "enthrallingly interesting work". Now Dr. Hitti has written a brilliant history of a land into which more historical and cultural events, colorful and dynamic, were crowded than perhaps into any area of equal size. Syria, which first saw the dawn of continuous history, has either invented or transmitted to mankind such benefits as monotheistic religion, philosophy, law, trade, agriculture, and our alphabet.

Philip K. Hitti is one of the world's leading Arabic scholars and authorities on the Near East. His History of the Arabs was acclaimed by Samuel Chew in the New York Herald Tribune as "enthrallingly interesting work". Now Dr. Hitti has written a brilliant history of a land into which more historical and cultural events, colorful and dynamic, were crowded than perhaps into any area of equal size. Syria, which first saw the dawn of continuous history, has either invented or transmitted to mankind such benefits as monotheistic religion, philosophy, law, trade, agriculture, and our alphabet.

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Philip Khûri Hitti

  • The Pre-Literary Age (5 chapters)
  • Ancient Semitic Times (11 chapters)
  • The Greco-Roman Period (13 chapters)
  • The Arab Era (18 chapters)
  • Under the Ottoman Turks (3 chapters)
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