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Nuray: and the study of history

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jan 26, 2006 at 06:24

...But ya auiha al-faylasoof al-kabeer: Why would Muhammad or is it that Allah thing that pre-Islamic Arabian pagan deity that is supposed to have revealed his poor literature called al-Qur'an in 'Arabi Faseeh to use a word and in this case: al-Rum for "the Greeks" when there are indeed Arabic words for Greeks and they are:

1. al-Yunaniyoon.

Or

2. al-Ighreeq.

Why would he use a Syriac word al-Rum instead of an Arabic word?

So much for 'Arabi faseeh

After you answer this (oh I forgot you know no Arabic) let us you and I go and work on literary criticism of Surat al-Rum and let us see what we come up with.
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