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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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Diversity in the National Heritage of Jordan: The Kurdish Sect as an Example

The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate the facets of the popular heritage of Jordan, as manifested in the Kurdish Sect, including the role of...

Ibn Khaldun And the Science of Folklore

The folklore or the popular heritage includes the spoken creativity of both primitive and civilized people, which is achieved by words phrased in poetic...

About Some Forms of Consciousness of the Imaginary

This research paper argues that the science of philosophy mainly relied upon the ability to reason, thus ignoring, in different ways, other abilities of the...

The Folk Culture Under The Umbrella of The National Reform Project

On February 14, 2001, people of Bahrain gave “YES” to the National Action Charter, endorsing it with a 98.4% of voices in a nationwide referendum,...

About Some Forms of Consciousness of the Imaginary

This research paper argues that the science of philosophy mainly relied upon the ability to reason, thus ignoring, in different ways, other abilities of the...

Ibn Khaldun And the Science of Folklore

The folklore or the popular heritage includes the spoken creativity of both primitive and civilized people, which is achieved by words phrased in poetic...

Diversity in the National Heritage of Jordan: The Kurdish Sect as an Example

The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate the facets of the popular heritage of Jordan, as manifested in the Kurdish Sect, including the role of...

New Trends in the Popular Poetry of Iraq

The “Dark Period” of the cultural history of Iraq, which extends from the seventh midcentury to the ninth century of Hegira (13-15 A. D.), is the...

Juhā and his never-ending story. New evidence on the diffusion of Juhā's anecdotes

For some years now a growing interest has been shown in the study of the anecdotes of Juhā. My research on this figure began over twenty years ago in Cairo,...

Rituals of Death and the Popular Beliefs about Death in the Arabic East: An Anthropological Approach

This study deals with the historical roots of the popular beliefs about death. The author indicates that the basic reason for the continuous existence of the...

«Al-Mahnia» An Originally African Shrine In the Islamic City of Kairouan (Tunisia)

The author indicates that his study of the votive poetry was in part dedicated to the revival of the rituals of fertility, a fact that provoked his personal...

The Gift: Framework of Reference and Practice (Al-Daih Village in Bahrain as an Example)

This research paper tackles the topic of gift, it is an anthropological study of gift, symbolic or material, as a tool that strengthens the social...

Arabic Music: A Vision Combining Heritage and Philosophy

The research paper tackles the history of music in the old times and the attention that Arab and Muslim people gave to music due to the link between the Arab...

Taming of Camels

The author mentions that camels are tamed at the arrival of “Mur’e”: a migrating bird resembling francolin. This event usually takes place...

Characteristics of the Moroccan Dresses and Their Relationship to Culture and Civilization

The aim of this research paper is to show that dresses have multiple cultural and artistic values that go beyond their main function. Dresses today can be seen...

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