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of dispute. The Harranians may have identified themselves as Sabians in order to retain their religious beliefs. During the late 8th and 9th centuries Harran was a centre for translating works of astronomy, philosophy, natural sciences, and medicine from Greek (Greek language) to Syriac (Syriac language) by Assyrians (Assyrian people), and thence to Arabic (Arabic language), bringing the knowledge of the classical world (Classical antiquity) to the emerging Arabic-speaking civilization


themselves survived, being referred to as Ashuriyun by the Arabs. Assyrians initially experienced some periods of religious and cultural freedom interspersed with periods of severe religious and ethnic persecution. As heirs to ancient Mesopotamian civilisation, they also contributed hugely to the Arab Islamic Civilization during the Ummayads and the Abbasids by translating works of Greek philosophers to Syriac (Syriac Language) and afterwards to Arabic (Arabic Language). They also


in the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1922–1923, following which he was hired by Fukuoka University as a professor of French literature. His early career involved translating works such as Anatole France’s ''Les lilies rouges'' and Nobel Prize-winning author André Gide’s ''L'Immoraliste'' into Japanese (Japanese language). DATE OF BIRTH March 7, 1899 PLACE OF BIRTH Tokyo, Japan DATE OF DEATH December 29, 1987 company_slogan foundation Tokyo, Japan (2001) location 20-1 Shiohama 2, Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo


Empire . From 1902 Kazantzakis studied law at the University of Athens, then went to Paris in 1907 to study philosophy. Here he fell under the influence of Henri Bergson. His 1909 dissertation was titled "Friedrich Nietzsche on the Philosophy of Right and the State." Upon his return to Greece, he began translating works of philosophy. In 1914 he met Angelos Sikelianos. Together they travelled for two years in places where Greek Orthodox Christian culture flourished


by translating works of Greek philosophers to Syriac (Syriac Language) and afterwards to Arabic (Arabic Language). They also excelled in philosophy, science and theology ( such as Tatian, Bar Daisan, Babai the Great, Nestorius, Toma bar Yacoub etc.) and the personal physicians of the Abbasid Caliphs were often Assyrian Christians such as the long serving Bukhtishu dynasty. Rémi Brague,

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