The Institute of Ismaili Studies – The Case of the Animals versus Man: A New Children’s Publication

The Institute of Ismaili Studies - The Case of the Animals versus Man: A New Children’s PublicationIn association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Dar al-Saqi in Beirut has recently published a colourfully illustrated book for children aged 13-14 in Arabic, entitled Da‘wa al-hayawan did al-insan ‘inda malik al-jann (The Case of the Animals against Man before the King of the Jinn).

Adapted from the original Arabic text by Hooda al-Shawwa’ al-Qaddumi, this abridged version of the famous fable: Epistle 22 of the Rasa’il Ihkwan al-Safa’ (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity) was first published in Iraq in the 10th century CE. The story is illustrated by vibrant and colourful paintings by the artist Hasan Mousa.

via The Institute of Ismaili Studies – The Case of the Animals versus Man: A New Children’s Publication.

Author: ismailimail

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