Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Muruj adh-dhahab wa ma’adin al-jawhar (The meadows of gold and mines that combines rewritten versions of two of al-Masudi’s earlier works. He was the first Arab to combine history and scientific geography in a large-scale work, Murūj al-dhahab wa maʿādin al-jawāhir (“The Meadows of Gold and.

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Meadows of Gold and Mines of Gems in Arabic: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He mentions the AssyriansBabyloniansEgyptians and Persians gild others.

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el-Masūdī’s historical encyclopaedia, entitled “Meadows of gold and mines of gems.”

The Abbasids by Masudi. Kennedy calls the book “Probably the best introduction to the Arabic historical tradition for the non-specialist.

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Those brought west to the lands of Islam: Jul 16, Ronan Mcdonnell rated it liked it. A lot of this condensed version is what I think of as “hard history”; lots of dates and places and fairly dry descriptions of various nations, their characteristics, kings and wars. The Meadows xl Gold. One English version was published in and was translated and edited by Paul Lunde and Caroline Stone.

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They do not call it Constantinople. Medieval IraqUnited Kingdom. Mearows generally, described as prolific and as a polymathhe was the author of “over twenty” works, which dealt with “a wide variety of religious and secular subjects, including history both Islamic and universalgeographythe natural sciencesphilosophyand theology.


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He was meavows with famous poets, including Kashajim, whom he probably met in Aleppo. Apr 22, yellow tree rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 23, Samdenney meadws it liked it. The Model of the Historians”.

This site uses cookies. Ithaca Press,pp. Ahmad Shboul mentions the rich blend of Greek philosophy, Persian literature, Indian mathematics and the rich heritage of the ancient cultures that went into the vigorous life of the day.

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