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Tala, a London-based Palestinian, is getting ready for her difficult center jap marriage ceremony while she meets Leyla, a tender British Indian girl who's courting her top friend.

Spirited Christian Tala and shy Muslim Leyla couldn't be extra diverse from one another, however the appeal is rapid and is going deeper than friendship. As Tala’s marriage ceremony day methods, simmering tensions come to boiling aspect and the strain mounts for Tala to be precise to herself.

Moving among the substantial enclaves of center jap excessive society and the lovely backdrop of London’s West finish, I Can’t imagine immediately explores the clashes among East and West, love and marriage, conventions and individuality, making a funny and delicate tale of unforeseen love and weird freedoms.

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1404, 1406, 1477, and 1803. 18 The pre-Islamic background envoys is ‘trustworthy’ (ustuv ar or r ast-g u). The trustworthiness of envoys is echoed in other Sasanid-era sources that refer to envoys as being ‘the trusty ˇ ıre d-malk ones of the king’ (Syriac: sar a)53 or ‘secret-bearers’ (Pahlavi: 54 r azb an). Of more relevance to this study are the simple postal couriers of whom only speed was required. ım ba-s usım) that we have encountered in the Book of Esther, and which Saqadiya chose to translate as bur ud.

300–1450, Cambridge, 1985, p. 609). R. , 1975, passim, esp. p. 26. The sudden disappearance of milestones from the roads of the Byzantine Near East during this period also indicates a decline in the state of imperial routes on the eve of Islam (cf. B. Isaac, ‘Trade Routes to Arabia and the Roman Presence in the Desert’, in T. ), LpArabie ´ preislamique et son environment historique et culturel, Leiden, 1989, pp. 241–56 at p. 248; and A. Kazhdan, ‘Milestone’, in ODB, p. 1372). Leo is said to have abolished the Cursus Clabularis in the prefecture of Oriens in 467–8 (J.

For this term and for the postal system that spawned it, we must turn westwards, to the Roman Empire. 126 127 128 129 132 For this possibility, see R. Coxon, ‘Ashpenaz’ in ABD vol. I pp. 490–1. Jastrow, Sefer millım, p. 36a; and Sokoloff, Jewish Babylonian Aramaic, p. 99. Masq udı, Mur uj al-dhahab wa maq adin al-jawhar, Beirut, 1965, vol. I, p. 309, x626 (Khusroˆ I) and vol. I, p. 320, x650 (Khusroˆ II). SN pp. 1757–64. , p. 1990. , pp. 1870, and 1929. The term angaria has survived into modern times with the meaning of ‘forced labour’ (in Y.

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