The faculty of the Scientific National Academy, Syria's premier school - 1925

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Third from left in the front row is Abdul Qader al-Azm, future president of Damascus University, and next to him is Ahmad Munif al-Aidi, founder and president of the National Science Academy, followed by Sheikh Abdul Qader al-Mughrabi, President of the Arab Language Assemblage. In the middle row, first from left, is the calligrapher Badawi al-Dayrani.