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Arabic Proverbs Or The Manners And Customs Of The Modern Egyptians Illustrated From Their Proverbial Sayings Current At Cairo

John Lewis Burckhardt

""Arabic Proverbs or The Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians Illustrated from Their Proverbial Sayings Current at Cairo"" is a book written by John Lewis Burckhardt. The book explores the social and cultural customs of the Egyptians during the 19th century, through the lens of their proverbial sayings. The author presents a comprehensive collection of Arabic proverbs, which he collected during his travels in Egypt. The book is divided into chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of Egyptian culture, such as religion, marriage, and hospitality. The author provides a detailed explanation of each proverb, along with its cultural significance and historical context. Through his analysis of these proverbs, Burckhardt offers readers a unique insight into the daily life, values, and beliefs of the Egyptian people during this period. The book is an invaluable resource for scholars and students of Arabic language and culture, as well as for anyone interested in the history and customs of Egypt.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 292
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.66in - 0.95lb
  • EAN: 9781428612211
  • Categories: QuotationsArabicAncient - Egypt