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This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of the spoken Aramaic dialect of the Christian community in the town of Qaraqosh, in Northern Iraq together with numerous transcribed texts. The dialect is one of the most archaic in the North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic group.
William M. Brinner
This work consists of stories both from Muslim sacred history and collections of tales from a variety of sources – even from The Thousand and One Nights -- used for religious edification or purely for pleasure reading in the Islamic world.
P. Marcel Kurpershoek
A Saudi Tribal History, the fourth volume of Oral Poetry and Narratives from Central Arabia, presents the oral traditions of the Dawāsir tribal confederation which continue to shape its members' collective consciousness. It comprises an analytical introduction, the Arabic text in transcription ...
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