Goethe trying to learn Arabic at age of 66, mentioning Mosul five times.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
غوته محاولا تعلم اللغة العربية في عمر ٦٦، كلمات عربية تظهر على احدى مخطوطاته، تظهر فيها مواقع جغرافية منها
Mosul
موصل
موصل
Eskji Mosul
اسكي موصل
الوثيقة مؤرخة 27th/28th January 1816
الكلمات ربما يكون قد نسخها من هذا الكتاب :
Denkwürdigkeiten von Asien : in Künsten und Wissenschaften, Sitten, Gebräuchen und Alterthümern, Religion und Regierungsverfassung
https://archive.org/details/denkwrdigkeiten00diezgoog

an original sheet of paper on which Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) made Arabic writing exercises when he was 66 years old; obviously he copied geographical names from somewhere.
You can find Mosul and Eski Mosul in 5 lines:

Mosul
موصل
موصل
Eskji Mosul
اسكي موصل

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The sheet is dated: 27th/28th January 1816.

للاطلاع على الوثيقة بدقة اعلى
http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/buecher/goethe-und-schiller-archiv-ein-palast-fuer-goethes-papierkram-11819516/goethe-uebt-arabische-11819618.html#fotobox_1_1819516

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