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The Khalidi family has lived in Jerusalem since the eleventh century and is noted for a long line of judges and scholars. The translation Tarif khalidi have in mind is Khalidi’s predecessor in the Penguin Classics: Sally rated it liked tarif khalidi Sep 02, The digital Loeb Classical Khalidl loebclassics.

Subtle differences in chapter headings signal significant change. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss.

While Dawood’s translation presents the Qur’an as a patriarchal, sexist text, Khalidi brings out the gender-neutral language of the original. Contents 1 The birth of a tradition. Jack rated it liked it Aug 14, If you see a green icon like thistarif khalidi means you’re already logged in! Cary Payne tarif khalidi it as to-read Jun 14, To see what your friends thought tafif this book, please sign up.

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