Ibn Battuta Essays

  • Al Hajjaj Ibn Yusuf Ath-Thaqafi´s Speech During Hi Essay

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    - Discorso di Al Hajjaj ibn Yusuf ath-Thaqafi durante il suo insediamento a Kufa (Iraq). (testo originale in arabo). - Al Hajjaj ibn Yusuf ath-Thaqafi´s speech during his installation in Kufa (Iraq). (original text in arabic). - Gespräch von al Hajjaj ibn Yusuf ath-Thaqafi während seiner Einsetzung in Kufa (Irak). (Urschrift auf Arabisch). - "In nome di Dio, io prendo nota della malvagità e ricambio in egual misura! Vedo teste mature che sono pronte per il raccolto, predisposte a far

  • Ibn Taimiyah Essay

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    bnu Taimiyah Dari Wikipedia bahasa Indonesia, ensiklopedia bebas Ibnu Taimiyah, gambar ilustrasi artis. Abul Abbas Taqiuddin Ahmad bin Abdus Salam bin Abdullah bin Taimiyah al Harrani (Bahasa Arab: أبو عباس تقي الدين أحمد بن عبد السلام بن عبد الله ابن تيمية الحراني), atau yang biasa disebut dengan nama Ibnu Taimiyah saja (lahir: 22 Januari 1263/10 Rabiul Awwal 661 H – wafat: 1328/20 Dzulhijjah 728 H), adalah seorang pemikir dan ulama Islam dari Harran, Turki. Ibnu Taymiyyah berpendapat bahwa

  • Ibn Battuta Marco Polo Essay

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    Battuta and Polo: Recruiters of the Medieval Period Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta were the greatest travelers of their time. During their lives they gave light where there was darkness. They explored almost the entire known world and told about their travels through diaries to supply knowledge to the West. Out of all their travels though, Marco and Ibn had a special fascination with China because it was so different than their native homes. They wrote about China like it was a fantasy wonderland

  • Journey To Mecca Essay

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    how Ibn Battuta’s journey to hajj turned out. When I was watching the film I felt like I was travelling with him. The physical environments in the film looked very real. When Ibn Battuta was traveling from Morocco to the sacred city of Mecca, he sacrificed his life to go perform pilgrimage. He didn’t care what hardships he would face because all he wanted was to perform hajj. His friend advised him not to go because there was a huge possibility that he would die on the way there. But Ibn Battuta

  • Compare And Contrast The Ways In Which Ibn Essay

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    Ibn Fadlan and Marco polo are the most famous travelers of their time. They excelled all the other travelers and even gone far beyond their imagination by tolerating and engaging in most of the custom they came across with. During their time Ibn Fadlan and Marco polo both made a remarkable collision through traveling and gave an account of each custom they met on their way. The account made by these travelers influence and made a huge impact when it comes to identifying how people leave their live

  • Ibn Battuta In Black Africa Essay

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    Ibn Battuta was an Arab traveler born in Tangier. He spent 30 years travelling the Muslim world. He traveled in Northern Africa, the Middle East, India, and Central and East Asia. Battuta kept notes as he traveled that showed his insights to the places he visited. This book detailed how he felt about the black African people he met their ways, private lives morals, and religion. Ibn Battuta lived quite a life and kept records about his travels. Battuta’s words were edited by a scribe by the name

  • Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta Essay

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    iven the difficulties and dangers of traveling in the 13th and 14th centuries, most people on the Eurasian landmass lived and died very close to where they were born without ever venturing very far from home.[1] Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta, however, were very different from most people. These two not only traveled the length and breadth of the Eurasian landmass, but they left written accounts of what they had seen. These writings give us valuable insights into the Christian and Muslim perspectives

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    Ibn Battuta Abu ‘Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battutah or simply Ibn Battuta, also known as Shams ad–Din (February 25, 1304–1368 or 1369), was a Muslim Moroccan explorer, known for his extensive travels published in the Rihla (literally, "The Journey"). Over a period of thirty years, he visited most of the known Islamic world, includingNorth Africa, the Horn of Africa, West Africa, Southern Europe and Eastern Europe in the West, to the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and China in

  • Dbq On The Effects Of Islam On Women Essay

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    wrote that women are imperfect, derived from the imperfections of man, and that if man were to correct that, he would destroy the woman. He also wrote that a woman’s surefire way into paradise was to please her husband. According to the journals of Ibn Battuta, servant women used to roam freely and naked, however they were confined by their family. Muhammad once stated, “Is not the evidence of two women equal to the witness of one man?” This shows that Muhammad, an individual who’s words were left to

  • Ibn Buttata: Three Significant Experiences Essay

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    Discuss- in three paragraphs- three significant experiences that Ibn Batuta had in his encounter with different people during his trips. Culture shock is one of the more significant personal experiences any traveler can have. Ibn Battuta was not immune to these experiences, especially being orthodox Muslim. One of these culture shock experiences came about when he spent nine months on the Maldive Islands. His complaints about the women wearing nothing from the waist up went ignored by the locals

  • Europe Essay

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    their tax rebates and training programs were so successful that cotton soon became the first choice for poor people’s clothing. Cotton was used for tents among the Berbers and Tuareg in Africa to the south of the Sahara by the 1300s (according to Ibn Battuta). In the 1400s Italians began to produce cotton for themselves at Genoa and other North Italian cities, though it never became ordinary clothing in Europe.

  • Ibn rushd Essay

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    Ibn rushd wan an important Islamic thinker who defended philosophy. He was an important thinker of the activity that started with ibn sina, against al ghazali who attacked philosophy and said that philosophy is against religion in every angle. He talked about intellectual reasoning, and urged people to study philosophy because the law has made it necessary to study the beings by intellect. The most perfect kind of this reasoning is “demonstration”. The law has urged the demonstrative knowledge

  • Africa Essay

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    the size of Ghana empire (replaced it) Doc 5: Leo Africanus( Muslim living in spain( moved to Africa( spoke highly of Timbuktu -Doctors, judges priest maintained at kings costs -manuscripts and books were written and sold for money Doc 6: Ibn Battuta- historian who traveled in Africa and wrote descriptions in a book called “Travels to Kingdom of Mali” -complete security in their country -hate of injustice no need to fear from robbers Outside Info: Sundiata- conquered Ghana +

  • Omar Ibn Alkhattab Essay

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    Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Omar ibn al-Khattab (died 644) was the second caliph of the Moslems and directed the spectacular Arab conquests and organized the Arab Empire. Because Omar was one of the most adamant opponents of Mohammed's preaching in Mecca, his dramatically sudden conversion to Islam in 615 is often regarded as a turning point in the career of the Prophet. The fierce loyalty, which he gave to Mohammed, both as a warrior in the battles against the Meccans and as an adviser, was reinforced

  • Ibn Sina Essay

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    Biography of a Philosopher: Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn ibn ‘Abdallah ibn Sina (370-428/980-1037), known in the West as Avicenna, was equally famous as a philosopher and a physician. The biography that follows—including an unusual firstperson narrative at the beginning—is by his student and secretary, Abu ‘Ubayd al-Juzjani. It is found in the works of several later biographers, including the Ta’rikh al-hukama’ (History of the philosophers) of Ibn al-Qifti (d. 646/1248) and the ‘Uyun

  • Ibn Batutta Essay

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    I. Statement Of Facts Mr. Smith was admitted into the ICU of John Marshall Hospital on July 2, 2009. He was admitted because of respiratory problems. While in the ICU, Mr. Smith developed symptoms completely unrelated to his respiratory problems. Suddenly, Mr. Smith was experiencing cognitive impairment known as psychosis. Due to emergency and presenting unordinary circumstances, the psychiatric nurse, Ms. Veering contacted Dr. Krauskopf, the psychiatrist at John Marshall Hospital. Dr. Krauskopf

  • Ibn E Arabi Essay

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    r e a t i s e s o f M u h y i d d i n I b n ¡A r a b i IBN ¡ARABI The Universal Tree and the Four Birds Translated by Angela Jaffray The Universal Tree and the Four Birds MYSTICAL TREATISES OF MUHYIDDIN IBN ¡ARABI F OR T HC OM I NG T I T L E S The Four Cornerstones of the Way (±ilyat al-abdål) Annihilated in Contemplation (Kitåb al-fanå¤ fi’l-mushåhada) Technical Terms of Sufism (al-I߆ilå¢åt al-߬f¨ya) Mu¢yidd¨n Ibn ¡Arab¨ The Universal Tree and the Four Birds Treatise

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    21, Ibn Battuta left Tangier to make the hajj. It was both a holy journey and an adventure. The trip by land from Tangier to Mecca was a 3,000 mile journey across the coastal plains, deserts, and mountains of Mediterranean Africa. Even though the journey was dangerous, pious Muslim scholars made the trek to perform the pilgrimage and study in the mosques and colleges of Egypt, Syria, and Arabia. Ibn Battuta joined a caravan and spent eight to nine months reaching Egypt. In Egypt, Ibn Battuta visited

  • Essays

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    Ibn Battuta was born in a rich family in Tangier, Morocco. His plan was to be a judge. After his studying, Ibn Battuta decided to make pilgrimage to Makkah for Hajj. Makkah was 3000 miles away and the journey would take more then a year. Therefore, Ibn Battuta left on June 14, 1325 CE. Fascinated by the sights he saw, Ibn Battuta decided to devote his life to traveling. First, he made two rules for himself: • Only to visit the Muslim world. • Never to travel any road a

  • Marco Polo Essay

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    Ibn Battuta: Travels in Asia and Africa 1325-1354 Ibn Battuta started on his travels when he was 20 years old in 1325. His main reason to travel was to go on a Hajj, or a Pilgrimage to Mecca, as all good Muslims want to do. But his traveling went on for about 29 years and he covered about 75,000 miles visiting the equivalent of 44 modern countries which were then mostly under the governments of Muslim leaders of the World of Islam, or "Dar al-Islam". Near the end of Ibn Battuta's

  • Ali Ibn Abu Talib Essay

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    Ali ibn abi Talib’s full name is: Ali ibn abi Talib ibn Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim ibn Abd-Munaf. He was born in the year 600 A.D on the 13th of Rajab in Mecca. Ali was the son of Abu Talib, the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad, and Fatima bint Asad. The prophet (s) raised Ali, because he was the son of his uncle, Abu Talib. He wanted to return a favor because he had taken care of him when he was young. So he took and raised one of his children. Ali became a Muslim at a very early age. He had 5 siblings:

  • 16th Century Religion Essay

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    Muslims and Christians to seek conversion in Spain and Ethiopia. In the Mali Empire, Ibn Battuta built a mosque and taught the unique customs of Islam. On Friday, people wore white clothes and sent their boys to mosques with their prayer mat. The account of Ibn Battuta includes criticizing people in Ramadan for their sins such as eating dogs and donkeys that were not ritually slaughtered. It is more likely that Ibn battuta exaggerated what people did to emphasize the importance of prayers of Friday. The

  • Research Proposal Essay

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    1. Executive Summary 2. Background Information Fitness First is perceived as the synonym of fitness and is the market leader in the category across the UAE. In January 2006, Ibn Battuta Fitness First was launched to be the very first club in the country. It stands distinguished as the largest Fitness First Club in the whole world till date. State of the art gym equipped with efficient machines and training area, well qualified Personal Trainers, well trained Fitness Instructors, diverse selection

  • Ibn Khaldoun: the Beacon of Human Intellect Essay

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    and minds. It is the image of the scientist and the thinker Ibn Khaldoun. Celebrating Ibn Khaldoun and knowing about his life are considered unique phenomena that should be contemplated. The man managed to make his anniversary a starting point for human and intellectual dimensions, which exceed time and place. At this point a question persists: who is Ibn Khaldoun? He is Abu Yazeed Waly El Din Abd El Rahman Ibn Mohammed, known as Ibn Khaldoun. He was born in Tunisia in 732 A.H./ 1332 A.D. He received

  • Ibn Sina Essay

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    Ibn Sina Ibn Sina was born in 980 C.E. in the village of Afshana near Bukhara which today is located in Uzbekistan, close to Iran, during the time of the Samanid Empire. His father, Abdullah, an adherent of the Ismaili, was from Balkh and his mother from a village near Bukhara. The fact that his father was a governor had allowed Ibn Sina to be educated by some of the greatest scholars in the Samanid Empire. However, Ibn Sina had proved to be independent, having an extraordinary intelligence and

  • The Influence of Ibn Rushd Essay

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    Influence of Ibn Rushd The Middle Ages is often recognized as a period of chaos and instability. The medieval era was first marked with times of warfare and the fall of the Roman Empire. While referring to the Middle Ages, many focus on the negative effects during that era, therefore overlooking the positive qualities that this period was characterized by. In the Islamic world, a golden era had dawned where scientific knowledge, architecture, mathematics, and philosophy flourished. Ibn Rushd was

  • Cultural Differences Essay

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    like during that time period. Ibn Battuta’s description of Mali not only says a lot about his perception of the kingdom, but also about his own culture and customs. The same can be said about Amerigo Vespucci’s essay on “The New World.” These texts tell underlying stories behind the actual words. They show the writers’ own cultures, what affect the writers intend to have on the audience reading their works, and what affect their works actually have on their audience. Ibn Battuta’s description of his

  • ibn fadlan Essay

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    In 921 C.E., the Abbasid Caliphate sent Ibn Fadlan from Baghdad to the Volga River to seek the king of the Bulghars. Before the time of Ibn Fadlan’s travels in the ninth century, the Abbasid Caliphate was losing the political power that it had once attained during the earlier years of the Abbasid Empire; the caliphate suffered a breaking away of provinces. As the provinces broke away to further places, Islam also began to spread; Islamic civilization had been transformed from a society bound to

  • The Islamic Pilgrimage (Hajj) Essay

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    century Islamic civilization makes great contributions in history. In fact within 1000 to 1500 A.D. this marks a period of steady and remarkable expansion of Islam as a religious faith and also as a civilization. With insight into the travels of Ibn Battuta a great traveller who embarked on a journey during this period with the main aim of accomplishing the hajj (Islamic pilgrimage) we explore economic, political and social events of this period and also the life of a pilgrim. At this time Islamic

  • Primary Source Essay

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    April 5, 2013 History 1010 Primary Source Ibn Battuta on Mali This source was written by Ibn Battuta, who was a Moroccan traveler around 1304 to 1369. This is a novel of Battuta’s travels, and was meant to read to anyone. The primary source talks about a village in Taghaza, and his experiences in the village. He spoke of their customs and how the treated their women, which was a shock to him. I used the oxford reference to Battuta, Ibn to help me understand this source. One thing that the reference

  • Gauy Essay

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    Benin, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, and the cities of East Africa. The use of captives as slaves, a practice common in the ancient world, encouraged later development of the slave trade. Quiz- The Islamic World and Africa 1. Which statement best expresses Ibn Battuta’s point of view in this passage? A Mali poses a major military threat to many of the other kingdoms of North Africa. B The ruler of Mali is both rich and powerful. C The people of Mali lack knowledge of the world beyond their own

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    n Said Hamdun and Noel King's book Ibn Battuta in Black Africa, they point out some especially important contributions still lasting to modern day studies of society. In the year 1331 c.e, the world's major civilizations were in fact growing and advancing at an astonishing rate. Historians know quite a bit about a few cultures and empires of this time. These societies such as the Romans, Greeks, and Chinese to name a few kept written records of daily life and events. Accounts of these societies,

  • Cultural Diffusion Essay

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    diffusion by definition is the process of spreading ideas, social values, or cultural beliefs to different ethnicities, religions, and nationalities. Though they may be from a different time peiod, the contrbutions from Marco Polo, Zheng He and Ibn Battuta have played a key role in cultural diffusion. For starters, Marco Polo(1254 – 1324) was a italian merchant traveler from Venice. Whose travel to Asia lasted him 24yrs. In which he traveled farther then anyother predecessors, beyond Mongolia

  • The Spread of Islam Essay

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    routes. Empires most influenced by Islam were those along the major trade routes of the known world. As these empires converted, a sphere of Islamic influence was created resulting in a nation of people unbound by political borders. Ibn Battuta, one of the greatest travellers the world has seen, proved the vastness of the Islamic Empire in his great hajj. His travel book, Rihla, documented the places he visited, the ease with which he travelled, and the welcome he received. He was able

  • Africa Before European Arrival Dbq Essays and Term Papers

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    of Timbuktu. Here are many doctors, judges, priests, and other learned men that are well maintained at the king’s costs. Various manuscripts and written books are brought here…and sold for more money than other merchandise. Document 6: Ibn Battuta traveled in Mali in 1352 and wrote this description in Travels to Kingdom of Mali. They are seldom unjust, and have a greater hatred of injustice than any other people. Their sultan shows no mercy to anyone who is guilty of the least act of it

  • Literary and Archaelogical Sources of Medieval Indian History Essay

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    book of travels by the famous Moorish traveler, Ibn Battuta. Travelling Northern Africa, Arabia, Iran and Constantinople Ibn Battuta came to India in 1333. He remained in this country up to 1342 and was appointed by Muhammad-bin-Tughluq, the Qazi of Delhi for long eight years. The Sultan, however, became displeased with him and was dismissed and imprisoned though after some times he was released and sent to China in 1342 as an ambassador. Ibn Battuta wrote his book in Arabic. His work is also primary

  • The Mappilas of Malabar: Their Contribution to the Composite Culture of India Essay

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    Sthanu Ravi (851), which mention the land grant to one Jew chieftains Mar Sapir Iso. The fact that Muslims were included as signatories to the grant indicates the status in society at the time. The accounts left by Arab geographers[iii], especially Ibn Battuta, give a vivid description of the flourishing Muslim community.[iv] The travelogue of Marco Polo who visited Malabar in the in the last decade of the thirteenth century also gives us important information.[v] During the 15th century we

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    THIS IS NOT MINE Moroccan native, Ibn Battuta, was an accomplished travel writer and chronicler offeringa unique perspective of the medieval period in the Middle East region. He provided a firsthandaccount of his pilgrimage to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, which he firstundertook in his early twenties. His travels however, took him far beyond the confines of asimple pilgrimage. He recounts tales of visits with Emirs and Sultans, pious religious men, richexotic cities, beautiful

  • Caring for Environment Is Every Musli Essay

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    simpler, materials are natural and even crude. Exquisite ceramics emerged from raw clay and textiles of unrivaled beauty that born from hand-looms and the hand of the embroiderer. Travel, although surprisingly extensive – consider the journeys of Ibn Battuta – was on foot, on beasts of burden or by sailing boat. Last but not least, in Islam, even the Earth has inalienable rights endowed by its Creator. Many of the already established Islamic legal principles can be applied within the environmental

  • Ibn Battuta: Traveler From Tangier Essay

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    Ibn Battuta may well be called the biggest diamond in the rough when compared to other famous travelers and explorers. Ibn Battuta travels exceed the distances of Marco Polo, Vasco de Gama, and Christopher Columbus combined 125 years prior to their explorations and yet he was unheard of, this is because his travels were lost to the western world. Until his travels were discovered in Algeria Ibn Battuta’s travels were unheard of to a mass population of the world. Even today, debates arise in concern

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    Saheel Qureshi Brown- Period 5 6/17/2014 My Travels around the world I, Ibn Battuta am one of the greatest travelers of all time. Throughout my life I have travelled more than 75,000 miles. My family was full of scholars and judges of the Islamic legal system. My family inspired me to get a good education as well. When I turned 21 I started my travels. Like all Muslims I first wanted to make the pilgrimage to Mecca, and then travel east to study with finest scholars. I left Tangier in 1325 and

  • Ibn Sinna And Causality Essay

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    An analysis of Ibn Sina’s views on causality Introduction Causality is the relationship of one event which is deemed to be the ‘cause’, too a second consequent event, which is deemed to be the ‘effect’.[1] It seems on the face of it that this is a straightforward concept of relationship between two phenomena, and it is not difficult for one’s mind to understand and accept. Far from being simplistic this has been an area of analysis and debate for over 2500 years [2] in ancient Greek philosophy

  • Ibn Roshod Essay

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    مقدّمة: "تبدأ الفلسفة بالدّهشة" إنّه لقول مأثور لأفلاطون. وأيّة دهشة هي هذه؟ إنّها دهشة العقل إزاء معنى الوجود، وأسرار الموجودات! فعندما ينظر المرء إلى جمالات الكون بعين الفكر، ويسمع صوت الحياة بأذن الحكمة، ويؤمن بواجب الوجود وعلّة العلل إيمانا ذآيّا، آنئذ تبدأ الفلسفة، وما أروعها! ويغدو آلّ شيء في الحياة فلسفة. حبّ الحكمة هي، وإن لم تكن موجودة لكان يجب علينا إيجادها! فالبحث عنها هو أيضا فلسفة، على ما يقول أرسطو، ذاك الفيلسوف اليونانيّ الكبير الذي فتنت أفكارُه رُشدَ "ابن رشد" فسمّاه "الإنسان الأآثر

  • The Mongols Essay

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    kept trade routes safe but in doing so they also helped spread disease, which in long-term, added to the eventual decline of the empire. Finally, in Document 5, by Ibn Battuta, a very dedicated Muslim, talks about how competent the Mongols were at painting and how they used their talent to help the government with criminals; Battuta mentions how Muslims were honored in China, showing how he could be bias towards how he describes the Mongols, exaggerating their skills because of his hardcore belief

  • Ibn Battuta Essay

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    In Black Africa In Said Hamdun and Noel Kings book Ibn Battuta in Black Africa, it is made clear that the documentation of Battuta’s journey led to important contributions still lasting in modern day studies of society. In 1331 the major civilizations of the world were in growing and advancing at an accelerating pace. Prominent societies such as the Romans, Greeks, and Chinese had kept written records of daily life and culture. Ibn Battuta’s travels to not only known societies but the unknown as

  • The Tales of Ibn Shariyar and How They Reflect the Importance of Storytelling Essay

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    The Tales of Ibn Shariyar and How They Reflect the Importance of Storytelling The Tales of Ibn Shariyar Storytelling has long been a valuable asset to humankind and our varying cultures. Humans are social creatures, and there is something appealing about coming together to share ideas, experiences, and goals. Before the written word, language was used to share times past and lessons to younger generations. Oftentimes, one individual person in a village or group would be assigned the

  • Ibn Sina Essay

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    early Islamic philosophy. - Ibn Sina’s works, research and philosophy mainly revolved around logic, ethics, and metaphysics. - His greatest contribution to philosophy was his remarkable encyclopedia Kitab al-Shifa. - In his book, he discussed the most fundamental questions including the origin of the cosmos, the role of God in the human existence and the universe, and divine interaction with humans and other beings. - In the metaphysics section of his “Kitab Al Shifa”, Ibn Sina presented a detailed

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    and what travel brought to the men and how the various forms of travel tells us about the medieval Asia. Since the beginning, Asia had a great impact on the world’s history. I believe without the contributions of Ibn Fadlan, Abraham Bin Fuji who was a trader and nobles like Ibn Battuta the world would have been different. Xuanzang was a Buddhist monk who fled from his Chinese monastery illegally and travelled to India and returned after seventeen years when Tang dynasty was beginning, later he united

  • School Project Essay

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    Ibn Battuta Ibn Battuta (Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Abdullah Al Lawati Al Tanji Ibn Battuta) was born in Morocco in 1304 and is famously known as the greatest traveler in history. He showed his intelligence early by shortening his irrelevantly long name to something much easier to remember. He spent 30 years on the road traveling many places such as North Africa, West Africa, Southern Europe and Eastern Europe in the West, to the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and

  • Ibn Rushd: a Golden Age Of Islam Essay

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    Ibn-Rushd By Sam In the Golden Age of Islam, there were major advances in many fields of education, science, medicine, and philosophy, among others. It was a period of intellect and knowledge, and a time of great thinkers and inventors. One of the people that helped Arab society achieve many advances in philosophy was Ibn-Rushd. Ibn-Rushd, also known as Averroes, as translated in Latin, was a philosopher during the Golden Age of Islam. He was an academic and studied the works of Aristotle,