Ameen Rihani





Ameen Rihani


Born
in Freike, Lebanon
November 24, 1876

Died
September 13, 1940

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Born in Freike, Lebanon, on November 24, 1876, Ameen Rihani was one of six children and the oldest son of a Lebanese Maronite raw silk manufacturer, then a flourishing local industry. His father had commercial ambitions which beckoned him to America. In the summer of 1888, Ferris Rihani, the father, sent his brother and eldest son, Ameen, to the United States and followed a year later.

The young immigrant, then twelve years old, was placed in a school outside the city of New York, a few months after his arrival. There, he learned the rudiments of English. His father and uncle, having established themselves as merchants in a small cellar in lower Manhattan, soon felt the need for an assistant who could read and write English. Therefore, the
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“متى تحولين وجهك نحو الشرق أيتها الحرية؟متى يمتزج نورك بنور هذا البدر الباهر فيدور معه حول الأرض ويضيء ظلمات كل شعب مظلوم ؟”
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“المدينة العظمى هي التي يسير فيها الذئب والحمل والنمر والجدي معا.هي التي يرتاح فيها الناس من شرور المفترين على الله وأنبيائه ,الجالسين على عروش القداسة الكاذبة ...
المدينة العظمى هي التي يسود فيها العلم والحرية والإخاء والوفاء ”
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“Say your word and go your way.
قل كلمتك وامش”
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