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This Day in History: Rifa’ah At-Tahtawy رفاعة الطهطاوي Posted by on May 27, 2011

Rifa’ah Rafi’ At-Tahtawy (1801 – 1873)         Like today and on 27th May 1873, Rifa’ah At-Tahtawy passed away تُوفِى . Tahtawy was an Egyptian writer, teacher, translator, Egyptologist and renaissance thinker. He was among the first Egyptian scholars to write about Western cultures. In all his writings, he attempted to reach a common ground and…

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Dr. Mostafa Mahmoud (1921-2009) Posted by on May 6, 2011

Like a tree with its firm roots جذور deep in the ground and its sweet fruits and leaves high in   the sky, Mostafa Mahmoud had firm roots and his works are like fruits for all people. Mostafa Mahmoud was and Egyptian doctor طبيب , scientist عالم , psychologist عالم نفس, philosopher فيلسوف , thinker مفكر…

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