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Encyclopedia > Mikhail Naimy

Mikha'il Na'ima (b.1889 in Mount Sanneen of Lebanon, d. 1988) was a Lebanese author and poet of the Pen League. He completed his secondary education in the Paskenta School of Palestine, and his Bachelors in Boltovia University of Ukraine (1905 and 1911). He was Vice President of the Pen League when Khalil Gibran was President. 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... A poet is some one who writes poetry. ... Palestine (from Latin: ; Hebrew: Pleshet, פלשתינה Palestina; Arabic: ‎ Filastīn, Falastīn) is one of several names for the geographic region between the Mediterranean Sea and the banks of the Jordan River with various adjoining lands. ... Gibran Khalil Gibran (Arabic: جبران خليل جبران ) (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a famous Christian Lebanese-American author, poet and artist. ...


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Theosophy, romanticism and love in the poetry of Mikhail Naimy (369 words)
Mikhail Naimy, widely recognized as one of the most important figures in modern Arabic letters, composed poetry which focused almost exclusively on spiritual matters.
Naimy's conception of poetry is shown to be a fundamentally Romantic one and the argument is advanced that Naimy's Romanticism facilitated his appropriation of Theosophical concepts.
Naimy's love poetry, for example, presents an evolution from poems portraying world-denying Theosophical attitudes to poems in which the heart's passions are shown to be necessary for humankind's successful pursuit of Truth.
Mikhail Naimy Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print (186 words)
Naimy weaves together mystical insights, practical ethics, poetry, philosophy, and ancient legend to create this work of inexhaustible riches that amply justifies its claims to be the "lighthouse for troubled souls".
This timeless allegorical story, which has touched the hearts of so many readers, continues to show new generations how it is possible to expand one's consciousness and to uncover God in man by dissolving man's sense of duality.
Mikhail Naimy tells of the visit of the mysterious stranger, Mirdad, to the remote mountain monastery, the Ark. The...
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