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The city in the Islamic World

The city in the Islamic World

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Published by Brill in BOSTON, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic cities and towns -- Islamic countries -- History,
  • Islamic cities and towns -- Islamic countries -- Social life and customs,
  • Islamic cities and towns -- Islamic countries -- Intellectual life,
  • Cities and towns -- Islamic Empire

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Salma K. ... [et al.].
    SeriesHandbook of oriental studies section 1, the Near and Middle East
    ContributionsJayyusi, Salma Khadra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT147.5 .C59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19930445M
    ISBN 109789004162402
    LC Control Number2008006517

      This book contains articles on historic cities of the Islamic world, ranging from West Africa to Malaysia, which over the centuries have been centres of culture and learning and of economic and commercial life, and which have contributed much to the consolidation of Islam as a faith and as a social and political : C. Edmund Bosworth.   The question haunts us in the Arab and Muslim world. We repeat it like a mantra. You will hear it from Iran to Syria, from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, and in my own country, Lebanon.

      In addition to a wealth of Arabic historical data, Islamic cities are recognized by Arabic inscriptions, architectural details and references to the Five Pillars of Islam: an absolute belief in one and only one god (called monotheism); a ritual prayer to be said five times each day while you are facing the direction of Mecca; a dietary fast at Ramadan; a tithe, in which each individual must. The Muslim World, – Previewing Main Ideas Islam, a monotheistic religion begun by Muhammad, developed during the s. Its followers, called Muslims, spread Islam through Southwest and Central Asia, parts of Africa, and Europe. Geography Study the time line and the map. What were some of the major cities of the Muslim world? Locate.

    In , the seminal book by Besim Selim Hakim was published, titled ‘Arabic-Islamic cities: building and planning principles’, establishing the ground-breaking systematization of the knowledge so far, seeking the derivation of the urban structure of cities, still generically defined as Islamic, in Islamic law. All this was achieved when Islam had a controlling hand in the affairs of the world and had the opportunity to fashion life according to its own special genius. Since Islam is pre-eminently a faith that inspires leadership, its real mettle is tested and proven only when it assumes responsibility. It can lead the caravan of life.


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Book Description. This volume is an inter-disciplinary endeavour which brings together recent research on aspects of urban life and structure by architectural and textual historians and archaeologists, engendering exciting new perspectives on urban life in the pre-modern Islamic world.

Mohammad Gharipour is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at Morgan State University in Baltimore, USA. He is the author of Persian Gardens and Pavilions: Reflections in Poetry, Arts and History (), editor of Bazaar in the Islamic City (), co-editor of Calligraphy and Architecture in the Muslim World (), and editor of Sacred Precincts: The 4/5(1).

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Written by a group of distinguished scholars, it examines and reflects upon this unique tool of communication not as a physical artifact but as a manifestation of the aspirations, values, and wisdom of Arabs and Muslims in general.4/5(1).

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