[Marxism] Engels Gives Up on Arabic and Struggles to Learn Persian

Yoshie Furuhashi critical.montages at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 13:53:04 MDT 2006


On 8/15/06, Nestor Gorojovsky <nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar> wrote:
> Hybris and ethnocentrism, anyone?

I doubt Engels actually got to learn Persian, to the point of being
able to read it without a dictionary.

To my knowledge, neither Marx nor Engels wrote much about Persia.
Here is one of the few:
"Persia — China,"
<http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1857/06/05.htm>.
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