Isaaf al-Nashashibi (1885-1948)
January 22, 2023
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Biography | 75 years ago, Isaaf al-Nashashibi, the “dean” of Palestine's men of letters, passed away. He was an outstanding scholar of Arabic. He defended the use of classical Arabic and attacked the advocates of colloquial. He was a prolific writer and was known as an eloquent, quick-witted man, with an upright and generous nature. He believed in modern science and its importance for the progress of humankind.

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