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LITERATURE OF THE EAST

VOLUME V

ANCIENT ARABIA

THE HANGED POEMS

THE KORAN

In Translations by Captain F. E. JOHNSON, R.A., and GEORGE SALE, Esq., with Revisions and Explanatory Essay by SHEIK FAIZ-ULLAH-BHAI, Head Master of the Schools of Anjuman-i-Islam.

With a Brief Bibliography by

CHARLES C. TORREY, D.D.,
Professor of Semitic Languages at Yale University.

With an Historical Survey and Descriptions by
PROF. CHARLES F. HORNE, Ph.D.

PARKE, AUSTIN, AND LIPSCOMB, Inc.
NEW YORK

LONDON

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There never was a false god, nor was there ever really a false religion, unless you call a child a false man.-Max MÜLLER.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME V

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THE HANGED POEMS

II.-THE POEM OF IMRU-UL-QUAIS (530 A.D.?)
III.—THE POEM OF ANTAR (580 A.D.?).
IV.--THE POEM OF ZUHAIR (590 A.D.?)

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V.-INTRODUCTION

VI.-AL KORAN (598-632 A.D.)

VII.-BIBLIOGRAPHY

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