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The Power of Language: Exploring Letters of Light

30 September 2023 | Free

Exhibition tour 16.00 – 16.30 | The tour will be in Arabic only.
Talk: 16.30 –18.00 (talk including Q&A)

Join us to an enlightening talk that delves into the language of the Quran, in honour of our new exhibition—Letters of Light. Led by Professor Ahmed Ali from the American University of Sharjah, the talk explores the Arabic language through different perspectives. Discover the Arabic language during the time of revelation through the Quran's compilation history and the meticulous preservation process that has safeguarded it throughout the ages.

Explore the masterful use of rhetorical devices, such as synonymy and parallelism, which elevate the text's eloquence and offers diversity of interpretation. Unravel the precise vocabulary and linguistic devices employed to convey complex ideas and concepts.

Please note that the talk will be in Arabic. English translation will be available.

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