الواسطة إلى معرفة أحوال مالطة وكشف المخبأ عن فنون أوربا
Al-Wasita Ila Ma'rifat Ahwal Malta & Kashf Al-Mukhabba'e 'An Funun Europa.
Al-Shidyaq, Ahmad Faris
أحمد فارس الشدياق
Arabic literature, Arabic text, Malta, Arab Travel.
374 pp. of Arabic text, edited by Ghada Khoury, facsimile illustrations of the first edition, publisher's original wrappers; Copy in mint condition. NEW.
Ahmad Faris Al Chidyac (1804 -1887), " a lover of antique and recherche vocabulary, he was nevertheless one of the pioneers of the modern Arab literary awakening, and one of a long of Lebanese and Syrian scholars "( J. A. Haywood, Arabic Lexicography, p. 90) who contributed to Arab renaissance. Chidyac published several works on Arabic language, including a dictionary of English and Arabic published in London in 1891. The first volume of this work covers his impression and observation about Malta, while the second is considered as an Arabic literary masterpiece from the 19th century. Chidyac describe in " Kashf Al-Mukhabba....." his journey through England and France in the mid of the 19th century.