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Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

Ian Professor N

Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

Critical Concepts in Islamic Thought (Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies)

by Ian Professor N

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic travel writing,
  • Islam,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • General,
  • Religion / Islam,
  • Islam - General,
  • Islam - Theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10203831M
    ISBN 100415351898
    ISBN 109780415351898

    The Middle East is a region in western Asia and north-eastern Africa. The term was created by British military strategists in the 19th century, and definitions of the Middle East vary; it is not simply a geographical term, but also a political one, connoting that it separates Europe ("the West") from the Far East.   Introduction: Muslim civilization always has been mobile (moving).Both the Arabs and the conquerors from Central Asia were originally nomadic (able to move or travel around) and inherited a tradition of travel. Large armies were constantly on the move. Students and scholars went on long journeys to sit at the feet of famous teachers, for the Prophet Muhammad himself encouraged travel .

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The first volume concentrates on the Islamic geographers who mapped and made navigable the routes followed by later travellers. While travel, and in particular the rihla (or ‘travel to Mecca’) did not depend for its impetus on formal geography, both were highlighted in the travellers’ diaries and travelogues which helped to make known and.

The first volume concentrates on the Islamic geographers who mapped and made navigable the routes followed by later travellers. While travel, and in particular the rihla (or ‘travel to Mecca’) did not depend for its impetus on formal geography, both were highlighted in the travellers’ diaries and travelogues which helped to make known and illuminate the boundaries of an expanding empire.

Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers by Ian Richard Netton,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Ian Richard Netton.

The first volume concentrates on the Islamic geographers who mapped and made navigable the routes followed by later travellers. While travel, and in particular the rihla (or `travel to Mecca') did not depend for its impetus on formal geography, both were highlighted in the travellers' diaries and travelogues which helped to make known and illuminate the boundaries of an expanding empire.

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Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Anthony wrote: "Afghanistan is NOT the Middle East. Neither is Algeria or any of the Northwestern Islamic countries.

This list should be renamed books about the Islamic world (which is what I think this list ultimately implies.)" It does now, in any event. The last time I looked at it, it was still much more focused on the "real" Middle East.

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies Our Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies books cover history, politics, literature, language and linguistics, and art and architecture.

We publish textbooks, research monographs, reference works and cutting-edge series across our subject areas, and reach an international readership. The Middle East is an undeniably complex region. Its unique ethnoreligious composition, political layout, and violent history make understanding the region a formidable task.

In their book Middle EastYoussef Aboul-Enein and Joseph Stanik provide a digestible overview of the Middle East, spanning from ancient times to the twenty-first. In the Middle Ages, Muslim travelers embarked on a rihla, or world tour, as surveyors, emissaries, and educators.

On these journeys, voyagers not only interacted with foreign cultures—touring Greek civilization, exploring the Middle East and North Africa, and seeing parts of Europe—they also established both philosophical and geographic boundaries between the faithful and the heathen/5(2).

Islamic geography was primarily a continuation of Greek and Roman scholarship, which had been lost in Christian Europe. Islamic geographers, especially Al-Idrisi, Ibn-Batuta, and Ibn-Khaldun, made some new additions to the accumulated ancient geographic : Matt Rosenberg.

Islamic Civilization Religion Basics. A quick introduction to the reason for this essay. With our ongoing travels to the Middle Eastern regions and our wanting to learn from people within different countries, a basic understanding of their religion and history is important.

The Middle East & Islamic Studies list brings together academic and general interest books on the history, politics, cultures and religions of this varied region.

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Islamic and Middle Eastern Geographers and Travellers: Critical Concepts in Islamic Thought Edited by Ian Richard Netton Volume I: Mediaeval Geographers and Travellers 1.

De Planhol,?The Geographical Setting. in P.M. Holt, Anne K.S. Lambton, Bernard Lewis (eds.), The Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 2, (Cambridge University Press, Arab traveler Ibn Fadlan holds a special place in the development of geography.

His journey in AH is still being studied by European researchers. Abu Ishaq al-Astarahi in his book “Roads and Provinces” divided the Muslim world into 20 geographic regions, described the boundaries, listed the cities and the roads leading to them, as well.

The Rise of Islamic Geography and Cartography in Middle Ages. Posted on J besides correcting (Greek (Ptolemaic) `Geography’, where places in the east were to be found actually in the west, and vice t is also of the opinion that the Islamic society was a place where long distance travel was common, an impression.

All journal articles featured in Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies vol 14 issue 1. Medieval Islamic geography and cartography refer to the study of geography and cartography in the Muslim world during the Islamic Golden Age.

Muslim scholars made advances to the map-making traditions of earlier cultures, particularly the Hellenistic geographers Ptolemy and Marinus of Tyre, combined with what explorers and merchants learned in their travels across the Old World.

Islamic geography had three major fields: exploration and navigation, physical geography. Middle Eastern Geography and Beginnings of Islam Study Guide study guide by Sabina_Shah includes 16 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.Internet Islamic History Sourcebook.

Editor: Paul Halsall This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks. listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or .Arabic writing in translation How European scholars first encountered the Arab world.

Seeking to refute Islam, they gathered books from the Middle East, and almost despite themselves came to a.