Arab-Norman culture
The term Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture, Norman-Sicilian culture or, less inclusive, Arab-Norman culture respectively Norman-Arab culture, (sometimes referred to as "Arab-Norman civilization") refers t...
Arab-Norman culture - Wikipedia
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Byzantine architecture - Video
Lost wonder of the east. HAGIA SOFIA the Lost Orthodox Christian and Eastren Roman marvel.Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epi...
Byzantine architecture
Architecture and Art of the Byzantine Empire...from Italy to Palestine.
Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
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Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Norman law
Norman law refers to the customary law of Normandy which developed between the 10th and 13th centuries following the establishment of the Vikings there and which survives today still through the legal...
Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe
From the 11th to 13th centuries, medieval Europe absorbed knowledge from Islamic civilization, which was then at its cultural peak. Of particular importance was the rediscovery of the ancient classic...
Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe - Wikipedia
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
LGBT in Islam
LGBT and Islam is influenced by the religious, legal and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Qur'an and statements attributed to the I...
LGBT in Islam - Wikipedia
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
Quran - Wikipedia
Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ʿīd al-aḍḥā [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæ] meaning "Festival of the sacrifice"), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice (Turkish: Kurban Bayramı; Bosnian: Kurban B...
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Yoros Castle
Yoros Castle (Turkish: Yoros kalesi) is a ruined castle at the confluence of the Bosphorus and the Black Sea, to the north of Joshua's Hill, in Istanbul, Turkey. It is also commonly referred to as...
Yoros Castle - Wikipedia
Dome
A dome is an element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere. Dome structures made of various materials have a long architectural lineage extending into prehistory.Corbel dome...
Dome - Wikipedia
Islamic Bill of Rights for Women in the Mosque
The Islamic Bill of Rights for Women in the Mosque is a list of rights for Islamic women in the mosque written by Muslim author and feminist Asra Nomani.The Bill of Rights was vanguarded in the United...
Dhuvjan Monastery
The Dhuvjan Monastery (Albanian: Manastiri i Dhuvjanit, Greek: Μονή Δούβιανης) also known as Monastery of Saints Quiricus and Julietta (Albanian: Manastiri i Shën Qirjakut dhe Julitës, Gre...
Dhuvjan Monastery - Wikipedia
Human Rights in Islam (book)
Human Rights in Islam is a 1976 book written by Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami.In the book, Maududi argues that respect for human rights has always been enshrined in Sharia la...
Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imp...
Hagia Sophia - Wikipedia
Dar al-Mustafa
Dar al-Mustafa is a madrasah in Tarim, Hadhramaut, Yemen.
In 1993, the Islamic seminary was founded by Habib Umar bin Hafiz. The Dar al-Mustafa campus was officially opened in May 1997 and incorpo...
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
Khilafah Ammah
Khilafah Ammah (خلافة عامّة) is a type of Islamic governmental concept introduced by Shah Waliullah in his book Izalatul Khafa'an Khilafatul Khulafa.In that book he introduces a unique classification ...
Biographical evaluation
Biographical evaluation (Arabic: عِلْمُ الرِّجال, translit.: `Ilm al-Rijāl), literally meaning 'Knowledge of Men' but more commonly understood as the Science of Narration, refers to a disci...
Hagios Demetrios
The Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios (Greek: Άγιος Δημήτριος), is the main sanctuary dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki (in Central Macedonia, Greece), da...
Hagios Demetrios - Wikipedia
Jihad in Hadith
Hadith are narrations originating from the words and deeds of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Hadith are regarded by the traditional schools of jurisprudence as important tools for understanding t...
Ma malakat aymanukum and sex
Ma malakat aymanukum ("what your right hands possess", Arabic: ما ملكت أيمانکم‎) is a reference in the Qur'an to slaves.
The term itself is normally considered to refer to prisoners of w...
Al ash-Sheikh
The Al ash-Sheikh (Arabic: آل الشيخ‎, ʾĀl aš-Šayḫ), also transliterated in a number of other ways, including Al ash-Shaykh, Al ash-Shaikh, Al al-Shaykh, or Al-Shaykh is Saudi Arabia's leadi...
Al ash-Sheikh - Wikipedia
Milion
The Milion (Greek: Μίλ(λ)ιον), was a mile-marker monument erected in the early 4th century AD in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, Turkey). It was the starting-place for measurement of distance...
Milion - Wikipedia
Akika
`Aqīqah or Akika (Arabic: عقيقة) is the Islamic tradition of the sacrifice of an animal on the occasion of a child's birth. It is widely performed by Muslims and it is considered sunnah to slaughter o...