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The Teaching of Persian Language and Literature in Egypt

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9789774163975
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781617971051 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0008
The Teaching of Persian Language and Literature in Egypt

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In the Ottoman cultural tradition, Persian enjoyed high status as a literary language along with Turkish and Arabic. Persian was taught in Egyptian schools, and textbooks, dictionaries, and literary works were published in Cairo.

Keywords: Persian language; education; publishing

Chapter.  1931 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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