Saturday, September 6, 2008

a few unrelated articles i read today

The End of an Odyssey - about a successful boat trip that broke the Israeli siege on Gaza (The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions UK, via a post on hawgblawg).

Mansur Al-Hallaj - well-written, albeit brief, Wikipedia article on the famous and controversial Sufi figure (Wikipedia)

واژه‌ها و تركيبات و عبارات مأخوذ از عربى - page detailing some orthographical issues in Persian; took me friggin' forever to read and I'm still confused about the use of ی vs. هٔ to mark ezaafe after a word ending in ه (Persian Academy)

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