Conversions of Copts to Islam were at first rare, and the old system of taxation was maintained for the greater part of the first Islamic century.
The gaonate enjoyed a practical tolerance remarkable when contrasted with the letter of Islamic law.
So long as the centre of the Islamic world was not in Egypt, the best talent was attracted elsewhere; but after the fall of Bagdad, Cairo became the chief seat of Islamic learning, and this rank, chiefly owing to the university of Azhar, it has ever since continued to maintain.
Polygamy is almost unknown, possibly because many of the "Turks" are descended from the austere Bogomils, who were, in most cases, converted to Islam, but more probably because the "Turks" are as a rule too poor to provide for more than one wife on the scale required by Islamic law.
domaine geographique des confreries (Algiers, 1898), have special reference to the Islamic sects in Algeria.
Andrew, who was now with St Louis, interpreted to the king David's message, a real or pretended offer of alliance from the Mongol general Ilchikdai (Ilchikadai), and a proposal of a joint attack upon the Islamic powers for the conquest of Syria.
In Kufa and Basra were gathered representatives of all the Arabian tribes who formed the fighting force of the Islamic Empire, and from these al-Mufaddal was able to collect and record the compositions of the poets who had celebrated the fortunes and exploits of their forefathers.
Towards the beginning of the 3rd Islamic century the practice of giving Egypt in fief to a governor was resumed by the caliph Mamun, who bestowed this privilege on Abdallgh b.
The administration of the state revenues was managed by a government department known as the Beit-ul-Mal or Maliye, terms generally employed throughout Islamic countries since the commencement of Islam.
In the troubles which overtook the Islamic empire with the accession of Othman, Egypt was greatly involved, arid it had to be reconquered from the adherents of Au for Moawiya (Moawiyah) by Amr, who in A.H.
This part of the empire what medieval development owed to Islamic conquest?
The anomaly attacks some basic Islamic principles and propagates many belief anomalies.
It would seem that the constant changes in the govern~nent caused the army to get out of control at an early period of the Ottoman occupation, and at the beginning of the 11th Islamic century mutinies became common; in 1013 Troubles (1604) the governor Ibrahim Pasha was murdered by a~,~rmy.thi0 the soldiers, and his head set on the Bab Zuwflla.
I can read Islamic extremists who say much the same thing, and deserve the same withering contempt.
assistant professor at UC Irvine, teaching history or Islamic studies, or both.
Military dictatorship and pronouncements of Iranian ayatollahs are not supported by Islamic values.
Without profit sharing an Islamic banking makes direct investment and equity financing a must.
brushwork techniques to apply a beautiful range of colored glazes inspired by ceramics in the Islamic collections.
bustlee they excavated remains on land and sea for clues of the once bustling Islamic and medieval port.
All have been part of Mr. Basayev's declared goal to establish an Islamic caliphate, uniting the northern Caucasus in secession from Russia.
His aim of restoring an Islamic caliphate whose capital would be in Baghdad is in ideological conflict with present day Iraq.
A woman pauses by a display of Islamic calligraphy, some with pictures of the Dome of the Rock, in.. .
There remains an Islamic sultan in Ternate in his great palace full of Chinese ceramics of all epochs.
All these evils, Alhamdulillah, we are saved from by virtue of our upholding the Islamic ideals of sexual chastity and purity.
If you want to become a complete Islamic radical and are ready to undergo circumcision, then I invite you to Moscow.
Shiite Islamic clerics will play a pivotal role in Iraq.
Islamic Arabs began the conquest of the region in earnest in the early eighth century.
They further show the inherently contradictory nature of the concept of " Islamic terror " .
de-escalateasked for international assistance in de-escalating the confrontation, and also prevailed on Islamic militants to withdraw from the disputed area.
The Islamic dinar Malaysia has suggested that its trading partners in the Islamic world should all use the gold dinar.
disenfranchised Pakistani youths are lured into terrorism by a radical Islamic cleric.
The Islamic ruling class was paralyzed by political disunity and military weakness.
Hence, the key elements of the biblical doctrine of salvation are excluded from the Islamic idea.
emphasizemic Site at the University of Buffalo emphasizing the unity of the Islamic world across its languages.
endowed a research fellowship in Islamic Art at the University of Oxford.
British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is defending Britain's policy of what is called " constructive engagement " with Iran's Islamic government.
ennobleding to the most general Islamic conception, art is no more than a method of ennobling matter.
epigraphic text: The Importance of Inscriptions in Studying the Art of Tenth-Century Islamic Spain.
Bearing everything in mind we are tempted to conclude that the Islamic view is motivated by expediency.
Saudi Arabia has been a problematic ally in combating Islamic extremism.
They also spoke about engaging in crime to raise money for Islamic extremism.
Okay, we all have eyeglasses; you want to call mine Islamic, that may be.
The Islamic Council claim that the defendants were in breach of the above law in that they vilified the Islamic faith.
Yet when Islamic fanatics commit acts of horrifying atrocity, and do so as Moslems, the peaceable Islamic majority has nothing to say.
Extract: We all know about the perils of Islamic fanaticism.
The London bombings revealed only to those in denial the extent to which Islamic fascism has taken root.
figural imagery is an important aspect of Islamic art.
Finally, some other important policy issues including Islamic finance, NGO registration, child labor, and peace are discussed in section eight.
foliate designs in curvilinear patterns, derived from Islamic art.
fourteenth century, the Great Plague hit the Islamic world.
full-fledged Islamic economic system does not as yet exist.
In fact, the gravest threat facing the West is that posed by Islamic fundamentalism.
Does Islamic fundamentalism pose a threat to the West?
gloats about how Islamic suicide bombers murdered Spanish commuters in Madrid.
But when Esmay delves into things Islamic he becomes the 1 st grader.
I feel sorry for the students at Irvine having to eat the gruel of Islamic ignorance fed to them by LeVine.
And an American flying gunship shot up a civilian wedding engagement party in Afghanistan, provoking outrage throughout the Islamic world.
Debris lies scattered from a collapsed Islamic school which was destroyed by helicopter gunships in Khar.
A destructive ideological force drives both western hard-liners and Islamic fundamentalists.
homegrown Islamic terrorists have declared war on the country of their birth.
Why does the Islamic sea seem so hospitable to the likes of Osama?
Elsewhere, as in Egypt and Algeria, the advent of an Islamic order never came to pass and appeared illusory.
The office said the imam was believed to belong to an Islamic terrorist group.
Alternatively you can report racist incidents to the police or the Islamic Human Rights Commission or Positive Action in Housing.
Last spring Islamic insurgents from Afghanistan battled with Kyrgyz security forces, and President Askar Akayev warned of worse to come this year.
Nureddin was not only building a new Islamic superstate, he was also leading a popular insurrection to drive the invaders into the sea.
How do I challenge Islamic fundamentalists and how do I challenge Islamic jihad?
In Islamic jurisprudence, it refers to a rule or regulation.
I don't think this view would be widespread among Islamic jurists however!
The Institute of Arab and Islamic studies has a state-of-the-art language lab with internet access and satellite TV.
The repair of Islamic illuminated manuscript leaves and the conservation of palm-leaf manuscripts.
Corpus Christi College For deposited Islamic and Sanskrit manuscripts, see the Oriental manuscripts page.
The collegiality of the divine messengers is a central tenet of Islamic faith.
He was the third westerner to be killed by suspected Islamic militants in Saudi Arabia in a week.
The attacks have generally been blamed on Islamic militants.
mind-set of home-grown Islamic terrorists who feel justified in slaughtering their fellow British citizens.
It's a rich mix of all sorts; from the Islamic to the High Tech.
However, destroying shrines belies your efforts to present a better version of your Islamic monotheism.
Can you be true to yourself, while adhering to the strict Islamic morals the country prides itself on?
mosque leaders and leaders of Islamic associations to rethink their ways of working.
The origins of Islamic mysticism can be traced back to the 8th century.
But this same logic applies to these Islamic narrations that present Muhammad as a cold-blooded murderer.
By the eve of World War II, most Islamic countries were prepared to overthrow colonialism and establish nation-states.
He lived in Windsor with his merry wives, writing tragedies, comedies and errors, all in Islamic pentameter.
The need for an Islamic response to an increasingly pervasive secularism is all too clear.
First, he was alone among the Islamic Hellenistic philosophers to argue for the temporal creation of the world.
An internationally renowned photographer of the Islamic world will be hosting a creative workshop for teenage school children in Bradford next week.
On the one hand, the obligation to perform the pilgrimage is an integral part of the Islamic tradition.
The fabric of the Islamic polity itself seemed to be crumbling.
It also discusses technical innovations made by Islamic potters: these are not considered chronologically but alongside the relevant procedural sections.
presume to speak for all Islamic Generations to the Day of Resurrection?
Islamic radicals, like Hitler, cultivate support by nurturing grievances against others.
Islamic radicalism is more like a loose network with many branches than an army under a single command.
reflects what may be termed the ' democratization ' of Islamic medicine.
renowned photographer of the Islamic world will be hosting a creative workshop for teenage school children in Bradford next week.
Tension exists between ethnic groups, with the Islamic government of Chechnya even invading a neighboring republic this year.
restated the commitment of the Islamic Movement to the establishment of an " Islamic Republic of Nigeria.
This has been true of Islamic revivalism over the last century.
Our relationship with the Islamic world, our ability to be self righteous are all transmitted by image.
The presumed ringleader had traveled to Pakistan and studied at as Islamic school which had a reputation for radical teaching.
Under Saudi Arabia's strict Islamic rules, women must cover their heads in public.
Perhaps on an even larger scale we have seen the stalling of many Islamic states.
He has also had a formative role in developing an Islamic seminary in Britain.
sensibilitys also embarked on a policy of limited deployment to avoid offending Islamic sensibilities.
I know it is an Islamic theology that supports terrorism and has strong anti-US sentiment.
Education Quandary Published: 01 September 2005 What is the best way of preventing independent Islamic schools fostering separatism and hatred?
Moscow worries that separatism inside Russia and radical Islamic movements beyond their borders might threaten stability in Southern Russia.
For example Will Hutton, in last week's Observer, argued the secular world must object to Islamic sexism.
Roman sherds and glass fragments; fired bricks on higher parts; one glazed Islamic sherd seen.
Response: As usual, the Islamic Awareness team begins their article with typical ad hominem slurs.
strict Islamic rules, women must cover their heads in public.
Historically, it was an Islamic sultanate located in the western Sudan.
The London election event was brought to an abrupt end after the Islamic invaders shouted down candidates with homophobic taunts.
A self made man, refined in manners the Imam has always stressed the performance of religious duties and observance of the Islamic tenets.
He was exiled from Saudi Arabia after calling for the overthrow of the Saudi royal family and its replacement with an Islamic theocracy.
Hamas may have won power democratically, but it seeks the creation of a global Islamic theocracy under Shari'a law.
In Afghanistan, Islamic traditionalism was strong, and warlords and traditional leaders had much to lose from foreign interference.
According to Islamic narrations, Jesus is the last prophet who will eradicate unbelief and usher in the final hour.
Islamic pattern, unique as an art form, is also unitary in its aim and function.
An Islamic Site at the University of Buffalo emphasizing the unity of the Islamic world across its languages.
unthinkable in Islamic countries, are at the helm of this change.
These images have provoked uproar across the Islamic world.
It is not their choice and indeed speaking of the choice of the Islamic veil by the child herself is a ridiculous joke.
venerated islamic site - the third most important after Mecca and Medina - the Hala Sultan Tekke.
Although FGM is not a religious practice, some Islamic clergy justify it to curb female sexual desire and preserve virginity until marriage.
The list of problems with the Islamic worldview simply roll on and on and on.
Petri (Petri apostoli apocalypsis per Clementem), the late Syrian apocalypse of Ezra (Bousset, Antichrist, 45 &c.), the Coptic (14th) vision of Daniel (in the appendix to Woide's edition of the Codex Alexandrinus; Oxford, 179 9), the Ethiopian Wisdom of the Sibyl, which is closely related to the Tiburtine Sibyl (see Basset, Apocryphes etlziopiennes, x.); in the last mentioned of these sources long series of Islamic rulers are foretold before the final time of Antichrist.
The series invites Jewish, Christian and Islamic theologians back to the word, recovering modes of scriptural reasoning that underlie modernist reasoning.
This genre reflects what may be termed the ' democratization ' of Islamic medicine.
He, however, restated the commitment of the Islamic Movement to the establishment of an Islamic Republic of Nigeria.
This is why Islamic revivalist movements like the Taliban tend to revert to the cultural trappings of the dark ages.
Under Saudi Arabia 's strict Islamic rules, women must cover their heads in public.
The debate on threat posed by the Islamic headscarf, to the concept of secularism in French society.
The US has also embarked on a policy of limited deployment to avoid offending Islamic sensibilities.
Jewish fundamentalism and the settlers movement needs Hamas and Islamic Jihad and vise versa.
For example Will Hutton, in last week 's Observer, argued the secular world must object to Islamic sexism.
Leaflets made the threat explicit: establish an Islamic state under sharia law or we will bring the country to its knees.
Here, the Islamic governments shoulder a heavy burden of responsibility.
Islam Denounces Terrorism - a book which details exactly how un Islamic terrorism really is.
One of those traditions is hejab, or modest Islamic dress, the ubiquitous symbol of Iranian women.
Islamic orthodoxy also insisted that the Quran is the uncreated speech or word of Allah.
A handful of female imams (priests), considered unthinkable in Islamic countries, are at the helm of this change.
Also on Cyprus is another highly venerated islamic site - the third most important after Mecca and Medina - the Hala Sultan Tekke.
In October 2003, an Israeli warplane bombed an Islamic Jihad training base deep in Syria.
A tireless scholar, there is apparently no field of the Islamic sciences in which al-Kawthari did not have a well-founded claim to authority.
Finding the perfect Muslim baby name can be more than just a simple hunt for identity, it also leads to discovery of Islamic heritage and world history.
The Muslim religion is one of the fastest growing in the world today, thus creating a large demand for the origins of Islamic names.
As her Islamic culture dictates, she must marry the man her father has chosen for her.
Koran pendant: A child can also wear pendant with verses from the Islamic Koran to assist daily meditation and prayer.
Jewel Basket: Jewel Basket has religious jewelry for both children and adults in Christian, Jewish, and Islamic themes.
Islamic Jewelry Store offers a wide selection of jewelry for Muslim children and adults.
Simply Islam: Islamic jewelry pieces range from Allah pendants to men's Allah engraved cufflinks.
In some cultures, such as the Islamic culture, men and women both remove their underarm hair as part of their religious faith.
Islamic astrology is related to astronomy.
While there are no official signs or phases distinct to Islamic astrology, it was one of the first to look at studying the skies as a true science.
Islam: The Islamic faith teaches that Allah alone sees the unknown, and healone knows what is good.
Also included here is Hebrew, Jewish, and Islamic music.
Even the most basic elements of 1400 years of Islamic civilization are absent from the curricula in most of the world's schools.
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