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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


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SeriesGreat Empires of the Past
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Open LibraryOL25617379M

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Although it is clearly an introduction to the islamic empire (a mere pages), this book still manages to be a solid propaganda for everything islamic. Many times it mentions how various things in the west originates in the islamic world (tennis, architecture in florida, knowledge) but doesn't explain that in the last years, things have /5(2). The Islamic World is a collection of important and representative documents from all periods of Islamic history. From the formative years in Arabia to the confrontations with and responses to modernity, these translations indicate the continuity and development of the youngest of the world's greatest s: 5. While Islam, the world's second-largest religion, is the most obvious legacy of the Islamic Empire, the political and scientific contributions are equally formidable. Islamic Empire addresses these and other important connections to our modern world. From to , the Islamic Empire was the most powerful and cultured domain in the world. This book provides a summary of the Islamic Empire, exploring the empire's society, culture, and daily life including architecture and art; astronomy and mathematics; customs, holidays, sports, and foods; government systems; and, mythology and beliefs.

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Book Description. A History of the Islamic World, supplies a fresh and unique survey of the formation of the Islamic world and the key developments that characterize this broad region’s history from late antiquity up to the beginning of the modern era.. Containing two chronological parts and fourteen chapters, this impressive overview explains how different tides in Islamic history.   From to , the Islamic Empire was the most powerful and cultured domain in the world. Less than a century after its founding, the empire had grown from a loose confederation of desert tribes into the largest empire in the history of the world, larger than the mighty Roman Empire at its peak. Mr. Herbert- Byzantine Empire and Islamic World. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. sbavorus. Terms in this set (31) Islam. the religion taught by the Prophet Muhammad. Muslim. a follower of Islam. monotheism. belief in one god. Quran. the Islamic holy book. mosque. Islamic place of worship. Five. 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 word alchemy was derived from the Arabic word كيمياء or kīmiyāʾ. and may ultimately derive from the ancient Egyptian word kemi, meaning black.