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Zayyāt, Aḥmad Ḥasan, 1885-1968


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    • Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt, 1885-1968
    • زيات، أحمد حسن، 1968-1885
    • زيات، احمد حسن
    • زيات، احمد حسن، 1885-1968
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1885-04-02
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1968-06-12
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        • Organization: Teachers' Training College (Baghdad, Iraq)
    • Birth Place

        Kafr Dumayra (Egypt)
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    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Arabic language--Study and teaching
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    • Sources

      • found: His Ḍawʼ al-qamar ... 1962.
      • found: Muḥammad, M.S. al-Zayyāt wa-al-Risālah, 1982:t.p. (al-Zayyāt) p. 11 (Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt, b. 4/2/1885, date from his official identification card)
      • found: Ramādī, M.J. Min aʻlām al-adab al-muʻāṣir, 1962?:p. 40 (Aḥmad Ḥasan al-Zayyāt, b. 1885 in al-Manṣūrah, Egypt)
      • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Zayyat, Ahmad Hasan al-; educator, literary scholar, magazine and journal editor / publisher; born 02 April, 1885 in Daqahliyya Province, Kafr Dumayra, Egypt; studied at al-Azhar, new Egyptian University, Cairo; received a license from Law School, in Cairo (1912); received license en droit in Paris (1925); was teacher of Arabic, at École des Frères, Khoronfish (1907-1914); headed the Arabic Department, at the new American University, Cairo (1922-1929); teacher at Teachers' Training College, in Baghdad (1929-1932); published history of Arabic literature (1910); translated the works of European authors from French into Arabic; established Egyptian and Arab cultural periodical al-Risala (1933-1953); elected to membership in the Arabic Language Academy (1949); edited the monthly journal al-Azhar (Majallat al-Azhar); was appointed to serve at the Supreme Council for the Arts (1963); was awarded state prizes for literature (1953-1962); died 12 June, 1968 in Cairo)
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