Islamic World
The term Muslim world (also known as the Ummah) has several meanings. In a religious sense, the Islamic Ummah refers to those who adhere to the teachings of Islam, referred to as Muslims. In a cultura...
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The Longest Poem Ever Written: Shahnameh – The Epic Book Of Kings
In 977 AD, a Persian poet named Ferdowsi began on a grandiose poetic journey that would take him 33 years to complete. He used ancient Persian tales which had been told from generation to generation f...
A Look Inside Iraq's Incredible Graveyard City, Wadi Us Salaam
About two hours drive south of Baghdad sits Wadi us-Salaam, also known as the Valley of Peace. From afar, it looks like a densely-packed cluster of dwellings, one that should be teeming with activity....
Architecture of IRAN during Islamic times
Although much of Iran's architecture during the Islamic period has been destroyed over the years, even those of the legendary cities of Nishapur, Ghazni and Tabriz, due to earthquakes or barbarian inv...
Islamic architecture
A brief look at Islamic Architecture.
Islamic architecture - Al-Aqsa Mosque
Morning adhaan from Alaqsa Mosque by Naaji Qazzaz.
Islamic architecture - Lions Couryard Alhambra
Patio de los Leones,sencillo,enigmático,maravilloso.Sosiego hecho realidad.
Islamic architecture - Alhambra
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس) was the Arabic name given to those parts of the Iberian Peninsula governed by Muslims, at various times in the period between 71...
Timeline of Muslim history
This timeline of Islamic history relates the Gregorian and Islamic calendars in the history of Islam.
Aniconism in Islam
Aniconism in Islam is a proscription in Islam against the creation of images of sentient living beings. The most absolute proscription is of images of God in Islam, followed by depictions of Muhammad,...
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Arabesque
Arabesque may refer to:
Arabesque - Wikipedia
Alchemy and chemistry in medieval Islam
Alchemy and chemistry in Islam refers to the study of both traditional alchemy and early practical chemistry (the early chemical investigation of nature in general) by scholars in the medieval Islamic...
Islamic architecture
Islamic architecture encompasses a wide range of both secular and religious styles from the foundation of Islam to the present day. What today is known as Islamic architecture was influenced by ancien...
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Islamic literature
Islamic literature is literature written with an Islamic perspective, in any language. The best known fiction from the Islamic world is The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), a comp...
Islamic literature - Wikipedia
Arabic literature
Arabic literature (Arabic: الأدب العربي‎ / ALA-LC: al-Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic language. The Arabic word used for literature i...
Arabic epic literature
Arabic epic literature encompasses epic poetry and epic fantasy in Arabic literature. Virtually all societies have developed folk tales encompassing tales of heroes. Although many of these are legends...
Arabic epic literature - Wikipedia
Persian literature
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎) is one of the world's oldest literatures. It spans two-and-a-half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost. Its sources have b...
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Turkish literature
Turkish literature (Turkish: Türk edebiyatı or Türk yazını) comprises both oral compositions and written texts in the Turkish language, either in its Ottoman form or in less exclusively literary f...
Turkish literature - Wikipedia
Azerbaijani literature
Azerbaijani literature (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan ədəbiyyatı) refers to the literature written in Azerbaijani, which currently is the official state language of the Republic of Azerbaijan and is wid...
Azerbaijani literature - Wikipedia
Islamic poetry
Islamic poetry is poetry written by Muslims. Islamic poetry has been written in many languages.
Beginning with the migration of Muhammad and his followers to mecca (A.D. 622), also known as the Hi...
Islamic poetry - Wikipedia
Contemporary Islamic philosophy
Contemporary Islamic philosophy revives some of the trends of medieval Islamic philosophy, notably the tension between Mutazilite and Asharite views of ethics in science and law, and the duty of Musli...
Logic in Islamic philosophy
Logic (Arabic: منطق‎) plays an important role in Islamic philosophy. Islamic law placed importance on formulating standards of argument, which gave rise to a novel approach to logic in Kalam...