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Ravy (Rayy)
Rayy was a city in the old Persian region of Media, during the Islamic times in the province of Djibal...
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Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan in Northern Europe: A Survey of his Account of Russian Vikings in the 10th Century
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Northern Europe is reported in the account written by the Arab Muslim writer and traveler Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan, who was sent in 921 CE as the secretary to an...
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The Travels of Ibn Fadlan
In his Rihla/Risala (travel narrative, account or journal), Ibn Fadlan, who in the tenth century,...
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The Travels of Ibn Jubair
Born in Valencia, Ibn Jubair (Ibn Jubayr) travelled widely, offering good accounts of the life of Muslims and...
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Zheng He - the Chinese Muslim Admiral
The Beijing Olympic Games started on Friday 8 August 2008 with a dramatic opening ceremony featuring a cast...
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Mapping the World
Some of the great contributions to geography by early Muslims who were driven by an intense interest not only...
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A review of Muslim Geography
Muslim geography opened up a vast knowledge of the world. Islam urged people to open their minds and horizons...
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