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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science & Learning in the Christian West by Salah Zaimeche Although translations of Islamic science were undertaken in Barcelona, Tarazon, Segovia, Leon, Pamplona, Toulouse, Beziers, Narbonne and Marseille, the...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science and Learning in the Christian West (12th-13th century) by Salah Zaimeche There are many excellent works that can serve future researchers interested in this subject. Sarton’s ‘Introduction to the History...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: The Question is...? Myths and Fallacies Surrounding the Decline of Muslim Civilisation by Salah Zaimeche If the Muslims are so good, and did so much, as this web site is arguing, then, why is the Muslim world locked in the poor state it is? Why...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: The Question is...? Myths and Fallacies Surrounding the Decline of Muslim Civilisation by Salah Zaimeche It has been noted by several Western historians such as Shaw that: [Islam] could not rule since the barbarians (Turks, Berbers, etc.) took...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: The Question is...? Myths and Fallacies Surrounding the Decline of Muslim Civilisation by Salah Zaimeche Muslims stand responsible for their own decadence. After the early conquests, Islamic rule became very corrupt, and this considerably weakened...
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Extracted from the full article: The Question is...? Myths and Fallacies Surrounding the Decline of Muslim Civilisation by Salah Zaimeche Attacks on Islamic centres of wealth on land and on sea by Western Christian pirates greatly reduced the economic power of Muslim lands....
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Extracted from the full article: Al-Qayrawan (Tunisia) by Salah Zaimeche It was under the Aghlabids (800-909) that Al-Qayrawan underwent considerable expansion and reached the zenith of its prosperity; [1] and whatever legacy it has left to history dates from its Aghlabid...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: The Impact of Islamic Science and Learning on England by Salah Zaimeche Adelard of Bath and Daniel of Morley are the two most influential English scientists, not just because they were amongst the very first, but also because they brought in...
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Extracted from the full article: Sicily by Salah Zaimeche Control of Sicily implied a major role in the affairs of the Mediterranean world, and it is thus no wonder that during the Middle Ages possession of the island was a prize contested among the major Mediterranean powers...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Sicily by Salah Zaimeche To understand the fall of Sicily in the late 11th century, it is necessary, however briefly, to explain the Muslim context at the time. In the 11th century, the Muslim world was locked in intense warfare between Sunnis...
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