In the House of Understanding: Histories in Memory of


  • Hardcover
  • 476 pages
  • In the House of Understanding: Histories in Memory of Kamal S. Salibi
  • Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn
  • English
  • 22 July 2015

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In the House of Understanding: Histories in Memory of Kamal S. Salibi[Epub] ➜ In the House of Understanding: Histories in Memory of Kamal S. Salibi By Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn – Thomashillier.co.uk Kamal S Salibi is primarily renowned for his monumental contributions to the history of Lebanon Yet his scholarly legacy extends well beyond Lebanon to topics that span the Middle East from biblical t Kamal S Salibi House of PDF/EPUB ¿ is primarily renowned for his monumental contributions to the history of Lebanon Yet his scholarly legacy extends well beyond Lebanon to topics that span the Middle East from biblical to contemporary times This collection of papers written in Dr Salibi’s honor and memory similarly cover a range of subjects that touch upon his own interests – aspects of ancient medieval and In the ePUB ½ modern ArabicIslamic and Middle Eastern history literature and art Twenty three papers are arranged here in four sections a Kamal Salibi as Teacher and Historian; b Lebanese Ottoman and Arab History; c Islamic Studies; and d Syriac Studies About half of the studies in this volume were presented at a conference held at the American University of Beirut on – May the House of Understanding: Histories PDF \ entitled “Lord of the House of PDF ✓ Many Mansions Celebrating the Life and Work of Kamal S Salibi” The other papers were contributed as additional gestures of affection and admiration for Dr Salibi While Kamal Salibi was opposed to receiving any kind of honor apart from the love and respect of his students and colleagues it would have been unthinkable not to mark his passing in a memorable way Hence this volume the House of Understanding: Histories PDF \ which represents a simple expression of the love and respect with which Dr Salibi’s students and colleagues remember him “In this present age when sainthood is non existent or at least invisible Salibi was touched with sanctity He was an essentially happy man whose happiness was infectious who lived a long and productive life and achieved we believe most of what he set out to achieve AUB was not simply Kamal Salibi’s academic home; it was a cause a body of principles to be defended and nourished To us his friends and students he was the wise sage of AUB but also its conscience a reminder of what it can and should be; angry when these principles were flouted elated when upheld Salibi epitomized the very best in its history” The Editors.