Rima Abu Jaber- Baransi


The Palestinian Comedy is a series of novels, which is considered to be a dramatic epic and a historical narrative, and in which, Ibrahim Nassralla recorded the history of Palestine since the Ottoman Empire, until this age, through seven novels. This study deals with the Palestinian administrative, political, economic, social, religious and cultural conditions as they are reflected in the events of the novel Qanadil Malik al-Jalil/ The Lanterns of the King of Galilee, in 86 years (1689-1775). The study focuses on the deep reflection on the actual and spiritual history of Palestine and at the same time on an exceptional historical leader, Daher Al-Umar, who was unique in his understanding of the values of dignity, justice, freedom, the right to live and religious tolerance, in a way that was ahead of his time.


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