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The Arab College in the 1940s (2)

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year: 
ca. 1940s
BTD page #: 
181
BTD photo #: 
240
caption: 
Brushing up their Latin. The lecturer, George Hourani, graduated from Oxford University and wrote several books including Arab Seafaring in the Indian Ocean in Ancient and Early Medieval Times (Princeton University Press, 1951) and Islamic Rationalism (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971). He later taught philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Note the college's emblem. (See 226-227)