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Muqaddasi

Basil Anthony Collins

Muqaddasi

the man and his work : with selected passages translated from the Arabic

by Basil Anthony Collins

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muqaddasī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, -- b. ca. 946,
  • Islamic Empire -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Basil Anthony Collins.
    SeriesMichigan geographical publication -- no. 10, Michigan geographical publications -- no. 10
    Contributionsal-Muqaddasī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, b. ca. 946.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG93.M943 C64, G93M943 C64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18687308M

    At the same time, the suggestion that he journeyed as an agent for the Fatimid regime in Egypt cannot be dismissed. Whatever the reason for his travels, al-Muqaddasi shows himself to be a hardy, intelligent, versatile, resourceful and well-informed man. He designed his book to appeal to a variety of interests, and even to entertain. Al-Muqaddasi. 98 likes. Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Shams al-Dīn al-Muqaddasī, also transliterated as el-Mukaddasi or al-Maqdisī, was a medieval Arab geographer.

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Al-Balkhi's school almost exclusively dealt with the Islamic world, to which al-Maqdisi too devoted his studies. Al-Maqdisi refers to this world as al-mamlaka or al-Islām (the Domain of Islam), a unique concept in which all of the lands of Islam constituted a single hankins-farms.com: c.

/ CE, Jerusalem, Ash-Shām. Brand new Book. AL-MUQADDASI: LIFE & POEMS Translation & Introduction by Paul Smith There is little to say about the author of these allegories as very little is known about Muqaddasi book.

His real name is unknown because Azz-eddin is a nickname and al-Muqaddasi means of Jerusalem, in that Muqaddasi book was native of that town or territory, or sometime lived. A good description of this book is given by J. Kramers who concludes that “there is no subject of interest to modern geography which is not treated by Al-Muqaddasi”.

From his part, André Miquel (the French specialist of Islamic studies) calls the book as one of “total geography science”. After a short survey on Al-Biruni and Al-Raghib al-Isfahani, the focus of the article is dedicated to the 10th-century Palestinian geographer Al-Muqaddasi, who touched on various subjects of interest Muqaddasi book the social sciences in his book Ahsan al-taqasim fi ma'rifat al-aqalim.

Table of contents 1. Seeds of Social Sciences. Al-Muqaddasi: Short. Oct 28,  · Best Divisions for Knowledge of the Regions: Ahsan al-Taqasim fi Marifat al-Aqalim (Great Books of Islamic Civilization) [Al-Muqaddasi, Basil Anthony Collins] on hankins-farms.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

One thousand years ago al-Muqaddasi, the man from Jerusalem, wrote in Arabic an epic geographical treatiseAuthor: Al-Muqaddasi. One thousand years ago al-Muqaddasi, "the man from Jerusalem," wrote in Arabic an epic geographical treatise, which is also a great work of literature.

This treatise was based on some twenty years of experiences undergone and observations noted in his survey of the realm of Islam, from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Early in the second half of the nineteenth century the German orientalist.

Jun 06,  · Shams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. Abī Bakr al-Bannāʾ al-Shāmī al-Muqaddasī is one of the most prominent representatives of Arabic geography in the second half of the 10th century CE.

Building on the tradition of the “atlas of Islam” of which al-Iṣṭakhrī and Ibn Ḥawqal were also representatives, al-Muqaddasī was the first to systematize the subject into a. If he quotes directly from Al-Muqaddasi, you may add his book with citation and book page. Otherwise, this source did not met the WP:RS criteria.

Tritomex18 March (UTC) Again, Zakariyeh himself is not the historic source, the historic source is Maqdisi's book. 'Izz al-Din al-Muqaddasi is the author of Revelation of the Secrets of the Birds and Flowers ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Bes /5(12).

FIVE SUFI ALLEGORIES IN POETRY & PROSE Farid al-din 'Attar, Azz-eddin al-Muqaddasi, Obeyd Zakani, Shah Da'i & Parvin Etesami Translations by Paul Smith & Edward FitzGerald Farid al-din 'Attar (d. ) was a grear Sufi poet who composed over 5o hankins-farms.coms: 0.

Ahsan al-Taqasim fi Ma'rifat al-Aqalim, The Best Divisions for Knowledge of the Regions, was eventually published in CE/AH, and a revised edition was produced three years later.

Al-Muqaddasi attributes his motivation for travelling for twenty years, suffering hardships and writing about his travels, to divine inspiration: the. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Al Muqaddasi books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Explore books by Al-Muqaddasi with our selection at hankins-farms.com Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Les Oiseaux Et Les Fleurs. (French Edition) [Izzidin Al Muqaddasi, Garcin de Tassy] on hankins-farms.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Dec 10,  · Al-Muqaddasi published the book at the age of forty, after a twenty-year period of research and travelling.

He gave himself the time to mature and gain enough exposure to become an expert geographer and only then did he decide to publish the book.

al-Muqaddasi also stated that "the repository of the books was separate, and in charge of it a librarian, a supervisor, a keeper of the keys, an overseer from among the people of good reput in the town; and there was no a single book published in a branch of the sciences that he did not gather together there.

Jan 01,  · The Best Divisions for Knowledge of the Regions by Al-Muqaddasi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). Get this from a library. Al-Muqaddasi: the man and his work: with selected passages translated from the Arabic. [Basil Anthony Collins; Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Muqaddasī].

"Al-Muqaddasi was born in the year of the Common Era (CE), which corresponds to the year of the Islamic calendar (AH), and he died towards the close of the millennium. Defining the area of his study as that where the presence of the religious and political institutions of Islam dominated, he traveled throughout the regions observing.

Shams al-Din Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad al-Muqaddasi. Circa –circa Traveler-geographer. Source. Describing Islamic hankins-farms.com geography of Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad al-Muqaddasi is considered the finest achievement in this field of medieval Islamic literature.

A Sufi Allegory in Prose & Poetry by Azz-eddin al-Muqaddasi Translation & Introduction Paul Smith From the Introduction on the Life of the Author, form of the Qit'a and on Sufi Poetry: There is little to say about the author of these allegories as very little is known about him. A Book of Fruits and Flowers - Cooking with Fruits and Edible.In the book’s 14 chapters, which deal with individual regions of the Arab Caliphate, al-Muqaddasi provided information about each region’s geography, population, economy, trade routes, local customs, and religious beliefs.

Al-Muqaddasi’s works are an important source for the study of the medieval East, including Middle Asia and Transcaucasia.Muqaddasi speaks of the “Two gates of the Prophet,” Babai an-Nabi, in such a way as to make the identification with the Double Gate quite positive.

(as quoted by the English scholar Le.