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Muslim military architecture in greater Syria

Muslim military architecture in greater Syria

from the coming of Islam to the Ottoman period

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Hugh Kennedy.
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LC ClassificationsNA
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721558M
ISBN 109004147136

Muslim Brotherhood, officially Jamiat al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun [Arab.,=Society of Muslim Brothers], religious and political organization founded () in Egypt by Hasan thehit45sradiogroup.com opposed to secular tendencies in Islamic nations and also anti-British and anti-Zionist, the organization has sought to foster a return to the original precepts of the Qur'an. My first book considered relations between the Mamluk Sultans and the Armenians of Cilicia; more recently I have looked at the arrival of the Mongols in the region, and more generally at their reception by those they had dealings with to the west of their empire, in the Middle East and Europe. Muslim Military Architecture in Greater Syria Occupation: Lecturer.

Presenting numerous interconnected insights into life in Greater Syria in the twelfth century, this book covers a wide range of themes relating to Crusader-Muslim relations. Some chapters deal with various literary sources, including little-known Crusader chronicles, a jihad treatise, a lost Muslim history of the Franks, biographies, letters. Read more about this on Questia. Syria (sēr´ēə), officially Syrian Arab Republic, republic ( est. pop. 18,,), 71, sq mi (, sq km), W thehit45sradiogroup.com borders on Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea in the west, on Turkey in the northwest and north, on Iraq in .

Syria has always played a pivotal role in Middle Eastern affairs, but most Westerners have never had a very clear understanding of the prevailing conditions there. The Islamic Struggle in Syria is a pioneering work that seeks to illuminate some important aspects on contemporary Syrian reality/5. Islam has been practiced in Chinese society for 1, years. Muslims are a minority group in China, representing between % to % of the total population according to the latest estimates. Though Hui Muslims are the most numerous group, the greatest concentration of Muslims is in Xinjiang, with a significant Uyghur population. Lesser but significant populations reside in the regions of.


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