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Rare creative artifacts on Gibran in the “House of Wisdom”



The “House of Wisdom” exhibition reveals “In sight of the soul: Zibran Zibran” to celebrate the inspiring literary career of international writer and artist Zibran Khalil Zibran, his rare personal possessions, especially the draft edition and the trial version of Zibran’s book “The Prophet”: “This is mine, my total existence, and all of the above is just an introduction. It also shows 34 works of art written by Zibran throughout his artistic experience.

For the first time, the exhibition offers viewers the opportunity to see the preview of the book “The Prophet” in 26 prose poems, which have been translated into more than 100 languages. Zibran was first published in 1923 at the age of 40

The exhibition includes an original Arabic manuscript of the “Garden of the Prophet”, a sequel to the Book of the Prophet, as well as several excerpts from the book “Spirits of Rebellion”, which contains four allegorical stories of Zibran’s call for independence in his homeland in Lebanon. .

Director of the House of Wisdom Marwa al-Agroobi said: “Zibran’s works are still alive in the hearts of millions of people around the world and are still considered food for soul and spirit. and as a source of intellectual inspiration to this day. , The first opportunity to understand his ideas and study his unique creative style in art and organization. And poetry in a deep way. “

Note that the exhibition “A View of the Soul: Zibran Khalil Zibran” will welcome visitors until January 6, 2022, which coincides with the 139th anniversary of the birth of the writer Zibran Khalil Zibran.