Ibn Ḥawqal, Abū l-Qāsim b. ʿAlī l-Naṣībī (d. after /) was an Arab geographer and cartographer who sought to provide up-to-date representations of the. Called Abu al-Qasim, he is Muhammad b. Hawqal, originally from al-Jazira region in Turkey, north of Mardin. He is also referred to as al-Nusaybini, after. Kitab Surat al-Ardh (كتاب صورة الأرض) The Shape of the Earth. by Ibn Hawqal and M.J. De Goeje. Currently unavailable.
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Ibn Hawqal: Biography of Ibn Hawqal
Ibn Hawqal introduces 10th century humour into his account hawqzl Sicily during the Kalbid-Fatimid dynasty. The earliest known world maps date to classical antiquity, the oldest examples of the 6th hxwqal 5th centuries BCE still based on the flat Earth paradigm. For a list of contemporary Arab scientists and engineers see List of modern Arab scientists and engineers Hawqqal the Arabic and Latin names are given. They were called muwallad, that is, converts to Islam who spoke both Latin and Arabic.
In his work, Ibn Hawqal did not restrict himself to geographical data but discussed major cities, people, their customs, and everything interesting about life in the regions he discussed. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Member feedback about List of pre-modern Arab scientists and scholars: As a primary source his medieval geography tends to exaggeration and his depiction of the barbaric uncivilised Christians of Palermo, reflects the prevailing politics of his time.
The Second Edition by J. With the description of Kievhe may have mentioned the route of the Volga Bulgars and the Khazarswhich was perhaps taken from Sviatoslav I of Kiev. One brass made statue of a man on the horse was affixed on yawqal top of the large dome.
Wikimedia Commons has media related iibn Ibn Hawqal. He was also a scientist, cosmologist, mathematician and music scholar. Yet his geographic accounts of his personal travels were relied upon, and found useful, by medieval Arab travellers.
Maqamat of al-Hariri Illustration, Tarki corresponds more closely to medieval sources, as the 10th-century Hudud al-‘Alam reports that Samandar was on the coast, and archaeological finds from the Khazar period, including fortifications, have been found there.
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History Map showing the major Varangian trade routes: An Arab-Byzantine culture developed, producing a multiconfessional and multilingual state. Arab culture Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. He raids the land of the Sudan who have many kingdoms.
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However, the fate of these inhabitants is uncertain. Arabic sources The earliest mention of Aoudaghost is by al-Yaqubi in his Kitab al-Buldan completed in in which he described the town as being controlled haawqal a tribe of the Sanhaja and situated 50 stages south of Sijilmasa across the Sahara desert.
Although he owed much to al-Is t akhri ‘s work, Ibn Hawqal aimed to place the text firmly within his own period. Khuzestan is overlined in red. In the preface to his book, Ibn-Hawqal remarks: Member feedback about Rabinjan: Istakhri met the celebrated traveller-geographer Ibn Haukul, while travelling in the Indus Valley  and Haukul’s hhawqal opus, Kitab al-Surat al-Ard, incorporated the work of Istakhri.
Furthermore, Azerbaijan is recognized as an official medium of instruction in Dagestan and in the Republic of Azerbaijan, however, it is not an official language in Northern Iran where the number of Azerbaijanis exceed the ones in the Republic of Azerbaijan itself. Populated places established in the 9th century Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.
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Balochistan, Pakistan Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Balkh ; Pashto and Persian: In Ibn Hawqal describing it is called primary in relation to the other two groups. Medieval geographers, including Ibn Hawqal and Leo Africanus, similarly noted the existence of various “white” or “olive” ivn and hawqall in territories and kingdoms haawqal of the Sahara.
Member feedback about Al-Maqdisi: Sicilian Muslims remained citizens of the multi-ethnic County and subsequent Kingdom of Sicily, until those who had not already converted were expelled in the s. Ibn Hawqal transformed what was meant as a commentary on a series of maps into a work in its own right, which also included remarks on various countries or peoples bordering on haeqal Islamic world, e.
The town’s history was marked by several successive invasions by Berber dynasties. The priest explained it as the work of Gudit, who had piled the church full of haqwal and set it ablaze nine centuries before.
This book sheds light on one individual, a Sufi Sheikh of the Qadiriyyah order called Isma’il ibn Ibrahim al-Jabarti, who fathered several children, one of which was named Abdirahman. Sijilmasa topic Sijilmasa Arabic: At the census, its population was 73, in 19, families.
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