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After Manas, My Kyrgyz, Your Chingiz

Through more than 30 literary works, translated into more than 170 languages, as well as lms and theater, Chingiz Aitmatov became credited with raising the pro le of his country and, with it, the cause of cultural preservation throughout Central Asia.

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After Manas, My Kyrgyz, Your Chingiz

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Orientalism’s Equestrian Eye

Orientalist artists—generally 19th-century European and American painters of Arabworld subjects—are often criticized for stereotyping. But one subject they painted with fidelity continues to win universal respect: horses.
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Orientalism’s Equestrian Eye

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FirstLook: AramcoWorld at 70

From the current print edition’s cover to the our first edition, we’ve assembled 366 of the nearly 450 regular and special editions published since 1949 as we celebrate 70 years of AramcoWorld
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FirstLook: AramcoWorld at 70

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The Age of Ivory

Some were found at the bottoms of wells. Some were scattered about palace rooms. Thousands of exquisitely carved works of ivory, all produced nearly 3,000 years ago in and around what is now Iraq, make up one of the most beautiful and enigmatic legacies of Assyria.

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The Age of Ivory

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Bling Your Camel

Want your camel to stand out from the herd? Don’t think too hard about endurance—it’s pretty much a given for a camel. Speed? Not every camel has it. But accessories? Maybe an artistic fur-cut? That’s up to you.

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Bling Your Camel

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

Since the earliest days of domestication, the camel’s hump—or humps—have challenged would-be riders. In Africa, Arabia, India and Central Asia, saddle designs have long expressed both utility, beauty and culture.

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The Art of Saddling a Camel

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