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The Islamic World : from its origins to the 16th century

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Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English



  • Islamic Empire.


  • Civilization, Islamic,
  • Islamic Empire

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Monica Colombo.
SeriesHistory of the world
LC ClassificationsDS38.3 .C6513 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1421273M
ISBN 100811433285
LC Control Number93031449

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The Islamic Book: A Contribution to its Art and History from the VII-XVIII Century. [Paris]: The Pegasus Press, Atiyeh, George N., Ed. The Book in the Islamic World: The Written Word and Communication in the Middle East. Albany: State University of New York Press, Author: Evyn Kropf. Playing the Islamic card in these and other ways was an effective tool of both Protestant and Catholic pamphleteers in the 16th and 17th centuries. But as time went on and the level of familiarity with the actual teaching and practice of Islam grew in the West, the inherited models became harder to sustain. The evolution of book painting first began in the 13th century, when the Mongols, under the leadership of Genghis Khan, swept through the Islamic world. Upon the death of Genghis Khan, his empire was divided among his sons and dynasties formed: the Yuan in China, the Ilkhanids in Iran, and the Golden Horde in northern Iran and southern Russia. The history of the Arabs begins in the mid-ninth century BC, which is the earliest known attestation of the Old Arabic language. The Arabs appear to have been under the vassalage of the Neo-Assyrian Empire; they went from the Arabian Peninsula to Mauritania. Arab tribes, most notably the Ghassanids and Lakhmids, begin to appear in the southern Syrian Desert from the mid-third century CE onward.

As far as geography was concerned, Muslim scientists established that the world was round in the 9 th century CE, and the first map of the globe was made during the Caliphate of Ma’moon. Paper Making This was one of the earliest skills attained by the Muslims. As early as the 8 th century CE, high quality paper was being manufactured in. The new title brought him prestige within the Islamic world and Africa. Therefore, trans-Saharan trade brought Islam to the Western Sudan, and many of the kings of Mali and Songhai cultivated their relationships with Muslims in Northeast Africa and the Middle East. As a result, Islam influenced the culture and lifestyle, particularly of urban. The first presents the main political events that set the chronological framework for the course, namely 6th century to the arrival of the Ottomans in the Middle East in the beginning of the 16th century. The second part delves into social and cultural realities of the medieval Middle East. The Islamic World. Overview of the Islamic World. Early Period; Medieval Period; Later period; Europe Overview of Europe – Italy: 14th century; Italy: 15th century; Italy: 16th century; Northern Europe: 15th century; Northern Europe: 16th century; Spain: 15th and 16th century; Reformation and Counter-Reformation; Baroque.

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook. Editor: Paul Halsall This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks. listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators.. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or the history of a given period, check out these web sites.   Now the Western world's drink du jour, coffee was first brewed in Yemen around the 9th century. In its earliest days, coffee helped Sufis stay up during late nights of devotion. Islamic astronomy comprises the astronomical developments made in the Islamic world, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age (9th–13th centuries), and mostly written in the Arabic developments mostly took place in the Middle East, Central Asia, Al-Andalus, and North Africa, and later in the Far East and closely parallels the genesis of other Islamic sciences in its. Cane sugar in the medieval era in the Muslim World and Europe The westward diffusion of sugarcane in pre-Islamic times (shown in red), in the medieval Muslim world (green), and in the 15th century by the Portuguese on the Madeira archipelago, and by the Spanish on the Canary Islands archipelago (islands west of Africa, circled by violet lines) [27].