The contribution of Spanish Muslims to the European poetry

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International Islamic University Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism, Islamic poetry, Arabic -- Spain -- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.), Arabic poetry -- Spain -- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.), Literature, Comparative -- Arabic and European, Literature, Comparative -- European and A


StatementAbdul Wahid Lu"lu"a.
LC ClassificationsPN688 .L85 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3980608M
ISBN 109839727249
LC Control Number2001305669

It will surprise many to know that after Latin, Arabic has made the greatest contribution to the Spanish tongue. Besides Spanish, Arabic contributed to the vocabularies of all the European idioms and saturated many of the languages in the Muslim countries, e.g. 57% Pushto, 42% in Urdu, and 30% of Persian are made up of Arabic words and terms.

“The feeling, tempo and the lilt of Spanish music is more akin to Arabic than to European music, and the guitar, the most ‘Spanish’ of all instruments, was an Arab invention. As the Christian population accepted the lyric models of the Muslims, Arab.

Europe and the Islamic lands had multiple points of contact during the Middle Ages. The main points of transmission of Islamic knowledge to Europe lay in Sicily and in Spain, particularly in Toledo (with Gerard of Cremone, –, following the conquest of the city by Spanish Christians in ).In Sicily, following the Islamic conquest of the island in and its reconquest by the.

The influence of Muslim music in Spanish and Portuguese music and folklore is self evident and does not need any proof. There is a considerable amount of literature on this issue confirming the deep penetration, which shaped the cultural and artistic life of these two regions under the years of Muslim rule.

The golden age of Jewish culture in the Iberian Peninsula, which coincided with the Middle Ages in Europe, was a period of Muslim rule during which, intermittently, Jews were generally accepted in society and Jewish religious, cultural, and economic life flourished.

The nature and length of this "Golden Age" has been debated, as there were at least three periods during which non-Muslims.

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Welcome to the web page on Muslim contribution to humanity and Islamic Civilization. This page is dedicated to those Muslims whose multi-disciplinary contributions sparked the light of learning and productivity and without whom the European Renaissance would not have begun and come to maturity.

Their contributions are rarely mentioned in formal education, and if at all mentioned their names. Let us do a brief review of the contribution of Islam to civilization as we know it. Trigonometry, Sine, Tangent, Co-Tangent The Arabs developed these functions in trigonometry and Ibn Moosaa's work Hisaab-Al Jab-Wal Muqaabala (The Calculation of Integration and Equation) presented examples in the 8 th century CE.

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He may, indeed, have been the originator of the wandering minstrel class that spread all over Europe”. The influence of Muslim music and poetry on the spread of medieval jongleurs in Spain and south France is well documented. Table 1. Arabic Musical Instruments and their equivalent in European. But studying the Spanish roots of the Renaissance allows us to ponder how Classical learning only declined in certain parts of Europe, that it continued to flourish in both the Byzantine and Arabic worlds, and that it was returned to Europe via al-Andalus – “Moorish Spain” – roughly years before the Italian Renaissance.

Muslims made significant contributions in the field of astronomy which is greatly acknowledged in the history texts, “Since the modern scientific revolution of Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is generally centered on developments in astronomy and the philosophical implications of the works of Copernicus (specially as taken.

Embossed binding of Jami's 'Khansa, Five Poems', The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images. about - about A convert to Islam during the life of the Prophet Muhammed, her poems are mainly about the deaths of her brothers in battles before Islam's arrival.

Muslim philosophers and scientists developed knowledge in areas like medicine, optics, algebra and chemistry. Jewish scholars gave shape to the Talmudic tradition, and Christian Europe sent its theologians to discover Aristotle among the few who still could read Greek in Western Europe: the Arab and Jewish scholars of Córdoba and Toledo.

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by S. Alfassa Marks. One of the characteristic features of the early history of Spain is the successive waves of different people who spread across the Iberian Peninsula. Phoenicians, Greeks, Vandals, Visigoths, Muslims, Jews, and Christians all occupied Spain at one point or another.

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The book is used both privately and in mosques; the editions in mosques are larger and more elaborate than those that are privately owned. 4 Secular Literature Once bookmaking became widespread in the Islamic world, history, poetry, scientific treatises and romance literature were copied and transformed into books.

The Spanish occupation by the Moors began in AD when an African army, under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from northern Africa and invaded the Iberian peninsula ‘Andalus’ (Spain under the Visigoths).

A European scholar sympathetic to the Spaniards remembered the conquest in this way: a. It tells of a Muslim hero who seeks death at the hands of non-Muslims.

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In Europe, meanwhile, his works are enjoying increasing popularity. Eight books by Cheheltan have already been published in German. The Muslims in Spain lacked the ability to conquer all of Iberia early on and invited further aid from Africa. Once Yusuf was in Spain, he fought the Muslims that invited him.

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Islamic Spain was a multi-cultural mix of Muslims, Christians and Jews. It brought a degree of civilisation to Europe that matched the heights .Islam is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur’an, a book considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God (Allah) and the teachings of Muhammad, who is considered to be the last prophet of God.

An adherent of Islam is called a Muslim. Most Muslims are of two denominations: Sunni (75–90%),[7] or Shia (  “Islam brings hope and comfort to millions of people in my country, and to more than a billion people worldwide. Ramadan is also an occasion to remember that Islam gave birth to a rich civilization of learning that has benefited mankind.” – George W.

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