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BYZANTINE AND ISLAMIC HISTORY: A KALEIDOSCOPE OF FEATS AND DEFEATS
This essay gives a detailed discussion on two interesting institutions that ever emerged and whose feats and achievements rival each other’s---the great Byzantine empire and the glorious Islamic reign.
|linguaggio || ||inglese
|numero di parole || ||10322 (ca. 29 pagine)
|qualità del contenuto || ||N/A
|livello di linguaggio || ||N/A
|prezzo || ||gratis
|bibliografia || ||5
The Byzantine Empire in a General Perspective 2
The Justinian’s Feats 4
The Three Centuries of Danger 5
The Last Journey of Decline 7
Reasons why the Byzantine Empire Endured 9
The Orthodox Church 11
Byzantine Society and Culture 12
Muhammad and His Faith 16
The Divinity of the Islamic Faith 17
The Spread of Islam 19
Arab Dominion under the Umayyad 20
The Magnificent Rule of Harun-al-Rashid 22
The Collapse of the Abbasid Empire 23
Islamic Arts and Culture 25
Values in this Historical Fragment 25
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BYZANTINE AND ISLAMIC HISTORY: A KALEIDOSCOPE OF FEATS AND DEFEATS Introduction I have examined in this essay two rival but equally fascinating civilization; the first, a citadel of classical and Christian culture; the second a dynamic Islam, conqueror alike of kingdoms and of the spiritual allegiance of population stretching from Gilbratal to Jave. With the conquest overwhelmed its rival. When Constantinople chose the site for New Rome, he picked a location that was geographically excellent from the point of view of protection and also of trade. Constantinople’s tradition as the eastern capital of the Roman empire encouraged Justinian to attempt to recover the western territory which had been under Roman rule; But these effort failed and in the long run Byzantine had to fight continually against invasion that diminished its empire of a thousand year was destroyed. For a millennium the empire had acted as a buffer state, repulsing attack while the weak, divided West grew in strength. And, while learning was all but lost in medieval Western Europe, the Byzantines world remained the custodian of classical knowledge and ideals until a resurgent West was able to assimilate its classical heritage. Constantinople did much more than ...
... the dynamic Islam are equally admirable. Incursion between empires had acted upon those who were weak and easily influenced; and those who invaded remain the superior. Culture changed. The way of living was driven differently to the traditional way. It is a feat that existed between dynasties, territories and people. There existed also success on trade, industry and agriculture. With that, the conqueror’s vision and mission materialized. At any rate, the need for invasion is not only for expanding the territory but also for gaining more power, glory and wealth. The supremacy of rich nation makes the small one a total inferior. The influence may occur, if there is a fundamental acceptance for development and change.
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