Flesh-Eating and Backbiting: Adventures of an Idiom from Akkadian to the Qur’an

When and Where

Friday, September 30, 2022 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Bancroft Building
4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1


Suleyman Dost, University of Toronto


Michael E. Marmura Lectures in Arabic Studies 2022/2023

Suleyman Dost is Assistant Professor of Late Antiquity and Early Islam in the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies and the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. He works primarily on inscriptions and other documentary sources from late antique Arabia and Ethiopia. His research also covers the historical and linguistic context in which the Qur’an emerged as well as the history of its textual transmission. 

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Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations


4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1