Tom Verde

Freelance writer Tom Verde holds an MA in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations from Hartford Seminary and is a regular contributor to AramcoWorld magazine.

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Art direction for the “Malika” series is by Ana Carreño Leyva; calligraphy is by Soraya Syed; and the logo graphics are by Mukhtar Sanders (Image Source) *** [Note of the Managing Editor] This article was originally published in AramcoWorld.com. We...
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Art direction for the “Malika” series is by Ana Carreño Leyva; calligraphy is by Soraya Syed; and the logo graphics are by Mukhtar Sanders *** [Note of the Managing Editor] This article was originally published in AramcoWorld.com. We are grateful to Tom Verde...
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The historian al-Masudi writes that on state occasions Zubayda “could scarcely walk under the weight of her jewelry and dresses.” She endowed more charitable works for pilgrims to Makkah than any ruler of her era. (Image Source) *** [Note of the Editing Manager] This article was...
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