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Nessim Joseph Dawood (27 August 1927 – 20 November 2014) was an Iraqi translator best known for his English translation of the Koran. [1]

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Allen Lane

Sir Allen Lane (born Allen Lane Williams; 21 September 1902 – 7 July 1970) was a British publisher who together with his brothers Richard and John founded Penguin Books, bringing high-quality paperback fiction and non-fiction to the mass market.

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Baghdad (بغداد, Iraqi pronunciation) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province.

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E. V. Rieu

Emile Victor Rieu CBE (10 February 1887 – 11 May 1972) was a classicist, publisher, poet, and initiator and editor of the Penguin Classics series of books.

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History of the Jews in Iraq

The history of the Jews in Iraq (יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים,, Yehudim Bavlim, يهود العراق), is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC.

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Ibn Khaldun

Ibn Khaldūn (أبو زيد عبد الرحمن بن محمد بن خلدون الحضرمي.,; May 27, 1332 – March 19, 1406) was an Arab Muslim historiographer and historian, regarded to be among the founding fathers of modern sociology, historiography, demography, and economics.

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The Iliad (Ἰλιάς, in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer.

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The Muqaddimah, also known as the Muqaddimah of Ibn Khaldun (مقدّمة ابن خلدون) or Ibn Khaldun's Prolegomena (ἡ Προλεγόμενα), is a book written by the North African Muslim Arab historian Ibn Khaldun in 1377 which records an early view of universal history.

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The Odyssey (Ὀδύσσεια Odýsseia, in Classical Attic) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer.

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One Thousand and One Nights

One Thousand and One Nights (كِتَاب أَلْف لَيْلَة وَلَيْلَة kitāb ʾalf layla wa-layla) is a collection of Middle Eastern, West Asian and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics is an imprint published by Penguin Books, a subsidiary of Pearson PLC.

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Princeton University Press

The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.

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Puffin Books

Puffin Books is the children's imprint of British publishers Penguin Books.

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The Quran (القرآن, literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanized Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (الله, Allah).

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A Surah (also spelled Surat, Sura; سورة, plural سور suwar) is a chapter of the Quran.

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University of London

The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N._J._Dawood

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