The Arabic alphabet has a fascinating history, one that is entwined with the development of culture and society in the Middle East. The authors trace the origins of the Arabic alphabet back to Aramaic, a descendant of Phoenecian, which itself gave rise to the Hebrew and Greek alphabets. The third title in the series that offers a primer for both general readers and students alike, "A Brief Introduction to the Arabic Alphabet" is illustrated and contains glossaries, indices, and suggestions for further reading.
Publisher: Saqi Books ISBN: 9780863564314 Number of pages: 128 Weight: 145 g Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 8 mm
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