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mediaeval Islamic underworld

the Banū Sāsān in Arabic society and literature

by Clifford Edmund Bosworth

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic Empire.
    • Subjects:
    • Abū Dulaf Misʻar ibn al-Muhalhil, 10th cent,
    • Ḥillī, Ṣafī al-Dīn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz ibn Sarāyā, b. 1278,
    • Beggars -- Islamic Empire,
    • Swindlers and swindling -- Islamic Empire,
    • Civilization, Islamic,
    • Rogues and vagabonds

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementby Clifford Edmund Bosworth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4591.9.A3 B67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4947000M
      ISBN 109004043926
      LC Control Number76374826

      Ismail El Outamani suggests that this was because the Banu Sasan were a product of an urbanization that was all but unknown west of Constantinople at this time. Kuwait, Nabataean rock-cut tomb from northern Arabia. A romantic depiction of a wandering poet from the medieval period, from a later manuscript. The next year Ilghazi took Nisibinand then pillaged the County of Edessa before turning north towards Armenia. From this bag, he throws out handfuls of sand at intervals, and if no-one stirs within the house, he then enters it and steals from it; apparently the object of the sand is either to waken anyone within the house when it is thrown down, or else to make a tell-tale crushing noise should any of the occupants stir within it.

      Islamic medicine drew upon Hellenic medical tradition to form its own. Yet, at the same time, other Muslims could travel along yet another axis that joined Southeast Asia to sub-Saharan Africa. Brill, ; Richard Bullet. She met with other intellectuals in Brescia and Chiari, for which she was praised. She's known for her writings though these were dictated; she never learned to write herself and for her letters to bishops, popes, and other leaders also dictated as well as for her good works.

      Nabataean rock-cut tomb from northern Arabia. This broad group was known collectively as the Banu Sasan, and for half a dozen centuries its members might be encountered anywhere from Umayyad Spain to the Chinese border. He details the way in which money-changers wore magnetized rings to deflect the indicator on their scales, or used rigged balances filled with mercury, which artificially inflated the weight of the gold that was placed on them. By the time of the earliest Muslim tombstones recovered from Mecca, however, the Islamic aesthetic has already been defined through the use of refined calligraphy and elegant floral patterns. Bosworth was born in SheffieldYorkshire.


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Mediaeval Islamic underworld book

Medieval Islamic Civilization

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She's thus known both as an Islamic woman poet and as an example of pre-Islamic Arabian literature. Wikimedia Commons It is evident from these finds that ancient Arabia was not only politically and linguistically, but also religiously diverse.

This plurality continued well into the Christian era, with the Byzantines exerting their influence from the north and a number of Jewish communities noted throughout the peninsula. For Islamic scholars, Galen d. Christine de Pizan Christine de Pizan, from a 15th century miniature.

Jone Johnson Lewis Updated June 29, Around the world, a few women came to public attention as writers during the period from the sixth through fourteenth centuries. Rather, it was integrated with learned traditions in philosophy, natural science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, and religion.

Her visions were written down by other nuns and by her brother, also named Ekbert. Articles[ edit ] Some articles in learned journals, composite volumes, etc.

Islam learned paper making from China but made the fateful decision to use linen as the raw material for paper, rather than mulberry bark, or other organic matter. It is a mine of information concerning the methods of the Islamic underworld, and is plainly the result of considerable research; at one point Jaubari tells us that he studied several hundred works in order to produce his own; at another, he notes that he has uncovered stratagems and tricks used by housebreakers alone.

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The caliphate of al-Ma'mun A. Artefacts such as the al-Hamra cube perhaps a pedestal or an altar display religious motifs shared with Egypt and Mesopotamia, such as the bull-god Apis, while a large number of incense burners and altars evoke the sacrificial spirituality which characterises the old Testament.

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