Monthly Archives: August 2010

Haunted houses

Arab people don’t like to live in an old house that was lived in by someone else. Because they thought it would be full of Jinn. So many old homes are torn down and new ones are built. Arab prefer … Continue reading

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The blue eyed dove

Pre-Islamic poetry makes for a beautiful read – they are hauntingly beautiful verses full of life, death and everything in between. With early Arabic poetry, you will find works that are full of references to religious concepts which are often … Continue reading

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The American Juha’s nail

We Arab have a proverb “Juha’s nail” مسمار جحا The meaning of this proverb is “the silly Justification.”   The story beyond this proveb is —– “Juha had a house. A man asked if he could buy the house, and … Continue reading

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Al hatra – A myrtle leaf

Waraqat al as- A myrtle leaf   There is an old Arabic historical tale that set in al Hadar or Hatra (Arabic kingdom), in North Iraq..  During its occupation by the Persian king Shapur in the Pre- Islam era. Nadira, the beautiful daughter … Continue reading

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Russian cartoon

I don’t believe it . I found it!!!I’ve been looking for Years !  The Russian cartoon was my favorite cartoon.. I don’t consider it as Cartoon but as an Art . The Humpbacked Horse in Arbic Dud   The Nutcracker with English … Continue reading

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The Lihyans’ many secrets

The Lihyans Lihyan (Arabic:لحيان ) is an ancient Arab kingdom. It was located in Mada’in Saleh, and is known for its Old North Arabian inscriptions dating to ca. the 6th to 4th centuries BC. Dedanite is used for the older … Continue reading

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