Matt Hanson

Matt Hanson (1986, USA) lives in Istanbul where he works as an arts and culture journalist with the national Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah and contributes biweekly performing arts reviews to the bilingual magazine Art Unlimited

Kings of Arabia

Visiting the Ameen Rihani Museum in Freike, Lebanon has started Matt Hanson on a path to trace the Hebrew translation of the well-known author’s Kings of Arabia, which came out only two years after the first Arabic edition. What were the motivations behind this translation and how did its impact evolve over the years?