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  • Reflective Essay About My Writing Style

    By learning numerous amounts of resilient writing tactics from English 110 here at Cal Poly Pomona, I have molded myself into a far more suburb writer than in the beginning of the quarter. Certain assignments were tasked upon me which required me to improve and successfully learn the seven learning outcomes. Below, are examples of how I have not only improved, but thrived throughout this quarter and everything that it entailed. When push comes to shove, brainstorming and pre-writing can be…

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  • Islamic Iconoclasm

    Complexities in Islamic Iconoclasm Defined as the rejection and destruction of figural images, iconoclasm in the Islamic world has been seen as the “long, culturally determined, and unchanging tradition of violent…acts". It may be carried out in the context of Islam or against the icons of another faith, as evinced by the destruction of Christian and pagan idols. However, G.R.D. King and Finbarr Barry Flood argue in their articles that Islamic iconoclasm in the past and present must be…

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  • Muhammad's Journey

    The divide is the disagreement on who the prophet (Muhammad) wanted to succeed him. (Brown, 88). The divide focused on two of the four rightful caliphs: Abu Bakr and Ali. Because Ibn Ishaq followed Sunni rule the Sira is solely a Sunni perspective of the life of Muhammad. Modern historians also have expressed skepticism about certain details regarding the Sira. These historians are labelled with…

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  • Imperialism In Palestine

    the current state of the Palestinian Territories. By 638, Muslims captured Palestine from the Byzantines and made the province into a military district, this is when the Arabization/Islamization of the region started. By the end of the 7th century, Caliphs started to build religious infrastructure solidifying Muslim interest in the region (Bickerton, n.d.). The Crusaders took control of Palestine in 1099. But Jerusalem was reconquered by Saladin by 1187, and created a new Muslim dynasty; the…

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  • Vegetarianism In Islam Research Paper

    Vegetarianism in Islam Citations from the Qur'an and the hadiths of companions and caliphs about the vegetarian people The first biographers of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) show that he preferred vegetarian foods, saying that he liked milk diluted in water, yogurt with butter or nuts and cucumbers with dates. His favorite fruits, which were known to survive for weeks at a time, were pomegranates, grapes, and figs, and he liked a morning drink of dates soaked and crushed. He liked honey…

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  • Mythology: Similarities And Differences

    MYTHOLOGY People say that history repeats itself. In this paper, we will see that this is very true. Most mythologies have roots in other mythologies and links to things like politics or nature. All of Japanese mythology has a link to the government, but it also has Buddhism in some parts, which came from India. Christianity has links to a lot of other mythology. Most mythologies are linked to other past mythologies. In this paper, I will talk about where these mythologies are from, some of the…

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  • Afghanistan Description

    Afghanistan is a country with a deep history. Many famous people have encountered the country including Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Tamerlane. Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world with little to offer agriculturally. This paper describes Afghanistan’s population in spite of the country’s instability due to their physical environment, dysfunctional military, and lack of money. Afghanistan is a country surrounded by land. Its nearest coast line it the Arabian…

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  • Imma Ghazali Research Paper

    up to higher level. After he had completed his studied then he became a Rector of the Nizamiyyah of Baghdad, the famous university during that time. Soon he was appointed in the legal court to handle such a big case which is to mediate between the caliph of the Abbasid and the ruler of the Saljuq. Then, suddenly at this time he realise that he should focus on other responsibility which need to be fulfil in this temporary life. This conscience make him decided to leave all what he had and went to…

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  • Why Did Italy Want To Rule

    It was not until the late 19th Century that Italy became a unified state. Without a navy of considerable size, Italy was unable to participate in what was called the ‘scramble for Africa’, this was when Europe had essentially partitioned Africa. However, Italy did manage to obtain a few small and poor colonies in East Africa. They wanted Tunisia but this was seized by France. Italy argued that, as Tunisia was only a few miles away from Sicily, it had a right to Tunisia due to proximity . Since…

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  • Byzantine Empire And Arabization

    The Byzantine world was forever altered by the rapid conquest of territories which the Arab armies began in the seventh century. These conquests were due in large part to the martial ability of the Arabic army. Later, tying administrative power to Arab culture, religious unity, and even Islam’s similarities to Christianity aided in the retention and Arabization of the captured territory. In all but one of these cases, the Arabic states followed models created by the Roman, and later, the…

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