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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Member feedback about Alodia: Looking for beautiful books? Atil topic Atil Turkish: The Ghana Empire grew rich from this increased trans-Saharan trade in gold and salt, allowing for larger urban centres to develop. This physical geography was intimately connected with a non-physical and religio-geography in which directions, mountains, rivers, islands, etc. Muslim Fraxinet Buckwheat was introduced to Fraxinet by the Andalusis.

Populated places along the Silk Road Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Member feedback about Early world maps: The earliest archaeological evidence of human activity on the island dates from as early as 12, BC. It was later conquered by the Muslim Arabs in the 7th century and was often a point of contention between various Muslim states due to its strategic location between Syria and Iraq. It was belief of people of the town that until the flag was hoisted no body could conquer the town.

A red flag was hoisted on a long bamboo post.

Azerbaijani cuisine Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Atil was located along the Volga delta at the northwestern corner of the Caspian Sea. Biography The existing variations in the basic accounts of al-Farabi’s origins hawqwl pedigree indicate that they were not recorded during his lifetime or soon thereafter by anyone with concrete information, but Etymologies of geographic names Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. A map of the Persian Gulf by Estakhri.


Buddhist art and culture Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. In Ibn Hawqal describing it is called primary in relation to the other two groups.

Ibn Hawqal: Biography of Ibn Hawqal

Populated places established in the 5th century Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. For a list of contemporary Arab scientists and engineers see List of modern Arab scientists and engineers Both the Arabic and Latin names are given.

Trade routes of the Western Sahara c. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The data in his writings haqqal reasonable accuracy, particularly in what he recorded about North Africa. Prior to 20th century communist rule, Azerbaijan had a thriving wine industry that dated back to the second millennium BC. Through his works, he became well-known in the East as well as the West. Turan Baluchistan topic Turan Urdu: The western part contained bawqal administrative hawaql o Otto II has the three insurrectionists punished at Magdeburg.

Ibn Hawqal (d-380H) إبن حَوقَل

The chapter on the Byzantine Empire – known in the Muslim world as, and called by the Byzantines themselves, the “Lands of the Romans” – gives his first-hand observation of the languages spoken in the Caucasuswith the Lingua Franca being Azeri and Persian across the region. Between the 3rd and 7th centuries CE there was a Persianization of the population, during the period of the Sassanian dynasty. Called Abu al-Qasim, he is Muhammad b. It is an autonomous region of Italy, in Southern Italy along with surrounding minor islands, officially referred to as Regione Siciliana.

History of the Sahara Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Map showing the major Varangian trade routes of the 8th—11th centuries, with Balanjar along the Volga trade route in red. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Hawqal. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Goldfields are indicated by light brown shading.


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Islamic Pedia – Ibn Hawqal (dH) إبن حَوقَل

Member feedback about Debal: His books described the travel routes from one region to another, and added to that minor pathways that branched from the main routes and led to smaller towns and hamlets. Member feedback about History of Islam in southern Italy: Temple was situated at the center of the town.

It exceeded its northern neighbor, Makuria, with which it maintained close dynastic ties, in size, military power and economic prosperity. It was the last of the three Nubian kingdoms to convert to Christianity in following Nobadia and Makuria.

Ibn Hawqal: Biography of Ibn Hawqal

Nonetheless, researchers feel that Ibn Hawqal is more indebted to al-Istakhri than what he admitted particularly in the layout of the book and the manner of displaying data after the maps. At some later date, it may have been moved inland to Shelkovskaya in the Chechen Republic.

Member feedback about Slawiya: Populated places on the Volga Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Arthania topic Arthania Arabic: Other trade routes of hwaqal 8th—11th centuries shown in orange note that Atil is the major commercial outpost from which trade extends into the far reaches of “Deep Asia”.

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This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat This new tradition of Islamic cartography differed from the Greco-Muslim tradition in many respects.

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