Man has always been the main factor and influencer in the world civilization. God has created us all to build up this world and to spread knowledge and peace over it. We are in the twenty first century, a time when we should have known and studied all science and types of human cultures; but we still need to know more about the past. Till now scientists and archeologists excavate the past and still find new amazing things. Some amazing historical phenomena need explanations like the pyramids in Egypt.
He was the first man to create the British-style poetry, and he made great contributions to the history of English literature. The British and the world's writers are highly rated for Chaucer. Because of that he not only opened the British Elizabethan literature path, but also affected the later British literary writers. The change and evolution of his personal style can be seen from Chaucer's representative works. In the mature period Chaucer is not only to create his own unique style works, but also to use this unique style to open the Elizabethan period of literary peak.
Aristotle is one of the most prominent western philosophers in history that has impacted our society in many aspects. Many of his teachings have affected our world for many years and still continue to create major influences. Some of his works that have greater impact are: logic, physics, government, and poetry inclusively. In reference to his work of literary notice, ‘The Poetics’ has significantly influence the theory and practice of modern Dramas and Greek tragedies such as Hamlet by Shakespeare and Oedipus the king by Sophocles. However, considered by many as one of the greatest classic Greek tragedies, Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( 495- 406 B.C.E) is set in the remoteness of ancient Greece which has come down to us in the form of
Jerry Brotton 's, The Sultan and The Queen The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam, Brings to light the unexpected trade alliance between Queen Elizabeth I of England and Islamic powers of the Ottoman Empire and The Kingdom of Morocco. Jerry Brotton summaries it perfectly by stating it is "the remarkable story of the Elizabethans who traveled to the Muslim world, what they learned and how their discoveries, and the stories they told, affected life back home." The author sets the stage by discussing the marriage of Prince Phillip of Spain and Mary Tudor and England 's return to Catholicism from Protestantism. Jerry Brotton discusses past military history between the Hapsburg Empire and Ottoman Empires as well as delving into the existing trade mechanisms Europe used for Eastern goods. Brotton touches on religious propaganda and literature separating Catholicism, Protestantism and Islam and what constituted Heresy which was produced during the reign of Henry VIII and Mary and Phillip.
Historical studies and the ulama (Muslim religious scholars) of the time portray Mubarak as a Sunni during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi, became a Mahdavi during the Sur period, as a Naqshbandi during the reign of Humayun and an advocate of liberal thought under Akbar 's rule. As he was accused of being a Mahdavi, he was persecuted and driven from home to home. This left a major mark on Abū al-Fażl who became skeptical of the ulamas’ dogmatism and bigotry hence he, himself, assumed a
He also got his wife back. Overall, I enjoyed reading “The Richest Man in Babylon”. I found the book to be both an interesting and inspirational one. I found the book interesting because it was exciting to learn about the history of Babylon, something I never would have done had I not read this book. Also, I was intrigued by the way the book does an excellent job in making its content relatable by incorporating true short stories told by the ancient Babylonians.
This book tells us the story of Muhammad Asad, how he fell in love with the Arabs during his journey to the middle-east to Jerusalem, Egypt, Damascus (Syria), Riyadh, Kuwait, Iran, Medina, Libya, Mecca and conversion of his religion towards Islam even though having a strong family background of Jewish rabbinical descendant and have read a lot of scriptures despite during his young age. The book is not written chronologically as he write it based on his memory and some notes he still keep in possession. It came to him to write this book when a friend joke about suggesting him to write the experience he acquired and share with people his thought. Eventually he documented it in a book because he realize the upper hand he have being from the west and embracing the east views. Asad is an Austrian and of Jewish descendant destined to succeed in rabbinical career.
He belonged to Banu Adi of Quraish tribe. His father name was Khattab Ibn Nufayl and mother name was Banu Makhzam. His father was a merchant and he was famous in his tribe due to his intelligence. Despite the illiteracy in that era, Umer learned to read and write. He was also interested in poetry and literature.
CONQUESTS DURING HAZRAT UMAR'S KHILAFAT: It was during the khilafat hazrat umar thats the muslim conquered the two great empires of the time.Rome and Persia,and the flag of islam was hoisted in iraq,syria,palestine,egypt and persia.By following the principles of islam,the muslim ensured fair dealings and justice among the people of the occupied territories and islam soon spread throughout those countries. THE CONQUEST OF IRAQ: When hazrat umar bacame khalifah,the muslim forces were already engaged in war with iraq and syria.In those days the persians governed iraq while the romans ruled over syria.after becoming the leader of the muslims,hazrat umer devoted his attention first of all to iraq.Hazrat khalid bin waleed,who had made spectacular
Although, an educated man with a Bachelor’s degree in law, he was an accomplished billiard player. In 2004, he won the billiard championship of Riyadh and shortly after won the Kingdom and Gulf Championship in billiard. Al Jawini changed his rout by moving to social media to discuss social issues and leadership traits creatively. Fortunately, many followers were attracted to his presentation skills and delivery of the information. For this reason, he wrote his book “Unknown Greats” to express his admiration for the leaders’ qualities and achievements.