Sheikh Sultan launches five titles at Sharjah book fair

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Sharjah - This launch of five titles coincides with Sharjah's yearlong World Book Capital 2019 celebrations.



by

Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Thu 31 Oct 2019, 9:40 PM

Last updated: Thu 31 Oct 2019, 11:49 PM

His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, launched his latest historical, intellectual and literary publications at 'Al Qasimi Publications' pavilion at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
This launch of five titles coincides with Sharjah's yearlong World Book Capital 2019 celebrations, following Unesco's recognition of its leading efforts to promote books and reading.
The new book collection includes The Head of Prince Muqran, Philip the Arab, The Rule of Qaraqosh, Nudhum Al Fareid in the Legacy of ibn Majid, and talks by the Ruler on Sharjah Radio's Direct Line (Al Khat Al Mubasher).
Sheikh Sultan has 172 titles spanning history, literature, fiction, theatre and biography, including 60 titles in Arabic and 112 titles in 15 international languages. All the proceeds of the Sharjah Ruler's books support the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services, which aims to build a bright future for mentally and physically challenged children, by providing them with skills and giving them a chance to live in an equal-opportunity society.
The Head of Prince Muqran
This book is the latest in the genre of historical novels written by Sheikh Sultan and portrays the important roles played by many historical characters in shaping Arab history.
Philip the Arab
In this book, the Sharjah Ruler narrates the life story of the charismatic Roman Emperor, Philip the Arab.
The Rule of Qaraqosh
In this historical narrative, Sheikh Sultan analyses the legacy of Qaraqosh who was disgraced.
Nudhum Al Fareid in the Legacy of ibn Majid
This is one of the latest historical works of Sheikh Sultan, which translates his research methodology aimed at dispelling misconceptions and correcting inaccuracies about the Arab-Islamic history.
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