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Boundaries and frontiers in medieval Muslim geography

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islamic Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Geography, Medieval.,
    • Islamic Empire -- Historical geography.,
    • Islamic Empire -- Boundaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRalph W. Brauer.
      SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society,, v. 85, pt. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS44.9 .B73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1131787M
      ISBN 100871698560
      LC Control Number94078513
      OCLC/WorldCa34054685

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Cited by: Get this from a library. Boundaries and frontiers in medieval Muslim geography. [Ralph W Brauer]. Boundaries and Frontiers in Medieval Muslim Geography RALPH W. BRAUER Institute for Research on the Interaction of Science and Culture Wilmington, NC THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY Independence Square, Philadelphia Examining the roles of translation, descriptive geography, and salvation history in the projection of early 'Abbasid imperial power, this book is essential for all those interested in Islamic studies, the 'Abbasid dynasty and its politics, geography, religion, Arabic and Persian literature and European by: 5.

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It considers the various elements within international power politics such as ideologies, territorial competition and spheres of influences, and shows how. Medieval Islamic geography and cartography refer to the study of geography and cartography in the Muslim world during the Islamic Golden Age (variously dated between the 8th century and 16th century).

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.

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The writer, RW Brauer, cites the maps of al-Idrisi (of "Book of Roger" fame) and the illustrious writings of Ibn Khaldun. In Medieval Boundaries, Sharon Kinoshita examines the role of cross-cultural contact in twelfth- and early thirteenth-century French ng from the observation that many of the earliest and best-known works of the French literary tradition are set on or beyond the borders of the French-speaking world, she reads the Chanson de Roland, the lais of Marie de France, and a variety Author: Sharon Kinoshita.

He dictated a book that was an encyclopedia of Islamic practices around the world. Ibn-Khaldun (–) wrote a comprehensive world history and geography. He discussed the effects of the environment on humans, and he is known as one of the first environmental : Matt Rosenberg.

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Students of medieval frontiers spend much of their time explaining how the ambiguous and multiple boundaries they study were very different in many important respects from the normative and singular national borders we live with in the present day.

Medieval Frontiers is the third recent. The Muslim geographers’ immense contribution in the field of geography, oceanography, and related sciences paved the way for understanding of geography and discovery and exploration of new parts of the earth.

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Research shows that staying in a mental stimulus can slow (or even eliminate) Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as keeping your brain active and touching does not allow you to. Al-Idrisi and Representations of the Medieval Muslim WorldOverviewAsh-Sharif al-Idrisi (?) wrote one of the greatest works of medieval geography and produced the first world map to use a grid system of vertical and horizontal lines to designate geographic subdivisions and climatic zones.

As a geographer and adviser to Roger II, the Norman king of Sicily, he also helped to bridge the. The result was one of the finest geographical treatments of regions and provinces of the Muslim domains in medieval Arabic literature He stressed the point that geography was a subject of great usefulness and was, therefore, of interest to people in all walks of life.

“The Model City” (al-Madinal al-Fadikah) of al-Farabi (d. /) is. The theme of the conference is ‘Boundaries and Frontiers in the Middle Ages’. The conference focuses on any geographical location between CE from any relevant academic discipline. Speakers are encouraged to interpret the theme of ‘boundary’ as it is relevant to their own postgraduate research, including physical, cultural.

The plethora of copies created around the Islamic world over the course of eight centuries testifies to the enduring importance of these medieval visions for the Muslim cartographic imagination. With Medieval Islamic Maps, historian Karen C.

Pinto brings us the first in-depth exploration of medieval Islamic cartography from the mid-tenth to Brand: University of Chicago Press. Cambridge Core - European Studies - Crusader Castles and Modern Histories - by Ronnie Ellenblum ‘ Boundaries and frontiers in medieval Muslim geography ’, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society,1– ‘ The nature of frontiers and boundaries ’, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 69, –Cited by: 9.

In Medieval Boundaries, Sharon Kinoshita examines the role of cross-cultural contact in twelfth- and early thirteenth-century French ng from the observation that many of the earliest and best-known works of the French literary tradition are set on or beyond the borders of the French-speaking world, she reads the Chanson de Roland, the lais of Marie de France, and a variety of Cited by: Geography - Geography - The emergence of geography: exploration and mapping: As people travel, they encounter different environments and peoples.

Such variations are intellectually stimulating: Why do people and places differ. Stores of knowledge were built up about such new and exotic places, as demonstrated by the Greek philosopher and world traveler Herodotus in the 5th century bce.

frontiers astudy in politicalgeography by t d;m,8c.,london oxford attheclarendonpress The first medieval "general geography," and the most elaborate description of the world produced in the Middle Ages, Roger's Book undertook a stupendous task, that of systematically describing the habitable world, beginning with the first section of the first climate at Ptolemy's prime meridian, the Canary Islands.

It proceeded from west to. This book deals with a very topical issue in an innovative multidisciplinary approach. It deals with borders that are always a hotly debated and controversial issue. Do borders still define the limits of states.

How do communities change when a border is put between them. Is the physical border more important than the conceptual boundary. In recent times, the question of borders in the Middle. Ibrahim Mammodov of Brooklyn Technical High School in New York is the winner of HNN’s inaugural Student Research Paper m’s paper, “Zoroastrian Revivalism and the Rise and Fall.

Ethnic/Cultural Boundaries • Conform to the borders between traditional ethnic homelands or borders between culture groups. • More commonly used as boundariesMore commonly used as boundaries between civil divisions than between States.

• Difficult to define and prone to change, and thus problematical as State boundaries due to lack of. THE NATURE OF FRONTIERS AND BOUNDARIES LADIS K. KRISTOF' University of Chicago HERE exists a quite extensive literature dealing with the subject of frontiers and boundaries.2 There have been also successful attempts at classification and development of a proper terminology.3 Few writers have, how-ever, tackled the problem from a more theo.

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Boundaries and Frontiers in Medieval Muslim by: The Geography of Muslim Lands. Sources. Dar the earliest period the Dar al-Islam (abode of Islam) has encompassed a diverse territory. From the rocky valley of Makkah (Mecca) and the oases of the Arabian Hijaz and the lava fields of Madinah (Medina), where the first Muslim communities arose, to the steppes of Uzbekistan and the tropics of Singapore and the jungles of Africa.

Amongst them is Al-Ya’qubi’s Kitab al-Buldan (Book of Countries,)(completed in after a long time spent in travels, giving the names of towns and countries, their people, rulers, distances between towns and cities, taxes, topography, water resources etc.

Ibn Khurdadhbih (d A.D), wrote al-Masalik wal Mamalik (Book of Roads and. Far from being only natural, the boundary is as much the result of man's actions. This deterministic view of the boundaries prevents Nachtigal and the other explorers from giving a detailed account of the Bornuese boundaries.

In addition, Nachtigal stresses the fact that the boundaries between Muslim states can be "fixed fairly exactly". The name Al-Jazira was used by Islamic sources to refer to the northern section of Mesopotamia, which together with Sawād, made up Al-‘arāq (Iraq).The name means "island", and at one time referred to the land between the two rivers.

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In medieval times the primary source of wealth was the agricultural exploitation of land. However, the unification of the trade routes between the Far East and the Mediterranean world in Islamic hands made international trade for the Islamic middlemen far more profitable than it had been in ancient Size: 68KB.

The book builds on existing evidence and literature to advocate in favour of this movement, and highlights how important and significant multiculturalism and multicultural education remains. Ralph W. Brauer, Boundaries and Frontiers in Medieval Muslim Geography, Transactions of the American August International Journal of Middle East Studies James A.

Miller. Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration (The University of Chicago Press, ) “Passion and conflict: Medieval Islamic views of the West" in Mapping Medieval Geographies, ed. Keith Lilley, (Cambridge University Press, ), “Searchin’ his eyes, lookin’ for traces: Piri Reis’ World Map of & Its Islamic Iconographic Connections (A Reading Through Bağdat and Proust.MAIN STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT OF GEOGRAPHY Maria Sala University of Barcelona, Spain Keywords: History of geography, geographical writing, travel writing, modern geography, environmental geography Contents 1.

Introduction 2. The predecessors Chinese Greek and Latin 3. Middle Ages Muslim Geography Christian Geography Size: KB.the science of geography in the medieval Muslim world and iden-tify characteristics that need to be taken up in subsequent com-parative studies.

The extent to which these findings can then be generalized, will be left to a later inquiry. General characteristics of Muslim Geography.

The science of geog-Author: Ralph W. Brauer.