By Ahmad Abdel-Hamid Youssef
From the main far away earlier to the trendy day, a few issues by no means switch - together with phrases. the fashionable Egyptian Arabic dialect is likely one of the so much targeted within the Arabic-speaking international accurately due to its illustrious historical past from the country's historical previous. Ahmad Abdel-Hamid Youssef spends an afternoon within the Egyptian geographical region, being attentive to the numerous expressions that when fell from the lips of the traditional Egyptians and that stay heard at the tongues of the fashionable Egyptians of their daily speech. His captivating story of Bayoumi, a farmer, his spouse Sawsan and their child presents the backdrop for tracing the endurance of those phrases and words. What those normal Egyptians do, what instruments they use, what they consume, how they manage their existence, even how all of them have interaction - all will be defined with phrases that hark again to the age of pharaohs reminiscent of Khufu and Rameses II. In telling his tale, Youssef integrates the ancestry of those universal expressions,! with the traditional Egyptian hieroglyphs and Coptic and Arabic phrases showing along transliterations and translations into English. either enjoyable and instructive, this quantity features a sequence of glossaries in Egyptian, Coptic and Arabic.
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William Turner's History of Philosophy p. 49–50). (Roger's Students' History of Philosophy p. 31–32). (Zeller's History of Philosophy p. 63–64). 4. The Later Ionian School: (a) Heraclitus, (b) Anaxagoras, (c) Democritus. C. C. Heraclitus, a native of Ephesus, in Asia Minor, has been credited with the following doctrines:— (i) THE DOCTRINE OF UNIVERSAL FLUX There is no static Being, and no Unchanging element. Change is Lord of the Universe. The underlying element of the universe is Fire, and all things are changed for Fire, and Fire for all things.
2) Recollection: although the sense perceived world cannot lead us to a knowledge of Ideas, yet it reminds us of the Ideas which we saw in a previous existence. (The allegory of the Subterranean Cavern; Plato's Republic C. X; The Allegory of the slave boy; Plato's Meno; Timaeus of Plato: 31B, 33B; 38E; The Phaedo of Plato: C 15; 29; 57; Wm. Turner's Hist. of Phil. P. 105–112; B. D. Alexander's Hist. of Phil. p. 55; 152–153). 5. Summum Bonum According to Pythagoras, the supreme good in man is to become godlike.
Cit. p. 350; Wm. Turner's Hist. of Phil. p. 65). (2) HIS DOCTRINES The name of Democritus has been associated with the following doctrines, summarized as atomism in his explanation of (i) the nature of the atoms, and their behavior in relation to the phenomena of (ii) creation (iii) life and death and (iv) sensation and knowledge (i) The Description of the Atom (a) The world-stuff. The atom is explained as a colorless, transparent and homogeneous powder, consisting of an infinite number of particles.