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ARABIC IS A VERY COMPLICATED LANGUAGE

A Latin translation of the Koran by Ignazio Lomellini (1561-1645)

October 12 - 5:00 pm

Lecture Hall T03

Circonvallazione Tiburtina 4, Rome

On Thursday, October 12, the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies will host a seminar witgh Paul Shore, Professor of Religious Studies at Queen's University, Canada, on "Arabic is a Very Complicated Language". 

The seminar will address the translation of the Koran by Jesuit scholar Ignazio Lomellini, who completed the translation between 1618 and 1622, and provide an opportunity to reflect critically on the religious views of the time.