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  • Compare And Contrast Isis And Sunni

    To understand ISIS, one must first learn their values and motives that is behind their organization. ISIS or The Islamic State is completely rooted in Islamic beliefs. This does not mean all muslims are in support of ISIS. There are two main Islamic groups. The Shi’a and the Sunni. “Though the comparison is imperfect for a number of reasons, it can be helpful to think of Shi’a Islam as being analogous to Roman Catholicism, and Sunni Islam as being analogous to Protestantism.”(Stern, Berger…

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  • The Role Of Media In The Vietnam War

    Media nowadays has evolved tremendously since the first time the term ‘media’ introduced. Its major role in channeling information has turned better as the time pass. Previously, there were only written materials, then images, then audios, then videos, and nowadays it keeps progressing. Eventually, the use of media is becoming inevitable for every sector available, and one of the sectors that relies significantly on media is the Military sector. Media plays a very crucial role for most Military…

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  • Ap World History Comparative Analysis

    Between twelfth and fifteenth centuries there were similarities in culture and types of power due to trade. Starting from the Middle East through West Africa, and China are connected through trades. In the Americas, Mesoamerica and South America, there was systems of tribute and trade within region. Each civilization was brought together in some way, whether it was their beliefs or keeping balance in society. In a way trade ties together the different societies that developed independently in…

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  • Differences Between Al-Qaeda And ISIS

    Al-Qaeda and ISIS are two Islamist multi-national organizations which aims to spread all over the region in order to unify the Muslim world, they believe they represent religion, and use the later to justify their actions. These two Islamic groups have fought war against what they called the non-Islamic population and the west. As much as the two organizations have big similarities from how they both share the Wahhabi ideology, loathe the religious establishment of al-Azhar, involved in…

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  • The Historical Significance Of The Justinian Code In The Byzantine Empire

    • The historical importance of the word Justinian is that he was high ranking Byzantine nobleman that restored Rome’s fading glory. For example, he sent his general Belisarius to conquest North Africa from the Germanic tribes. Also, they seized Rome from the Ostrogoths. In addition to that, they seized most of Italy and some parts of Spain. • The historical significance of the term Justinian Code is that it is a set of uniform code that served the Byzantine Empire. The Code contained Rome’s…

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  • Harbinger Of A Fatal Flaw Analysis

    Harbinger of a Fatal Flaw Sheikh Salman al Oudah, a Saudi cleric whom bin Laden had once lauded as his “ideal personality,” wrote an open letter to bin Laden repudiating the actions of al Qaeda (Wright, 2011, p. 67). Further disseminating the letter on the internet and to the media, Sheikh Salman scathingly rebuked al Qaeda’s indiscriminate murder of innocent people, arguing the “regime has stopped ruling people according to what God revealed” (Wright, 2011, p. 66). He condemend bin Laden’s…

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  • How Did Venice Develop

    Venice, initially populated by traders and refugees of war, began on a long and arduous journey to one of the most prosperous cities in the Elizabethan period. One reason that Venice became such a robust city is the city’s use as a multicultural center of trade, that expanded over Venice’s vast sea empire.Venice also attracted zealous families and common workers looking to find solace in a new home. Unique location and topography, Venice was considered an architectural and political feat among…

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  • Sacred Space

    Quranic inscriptions in green and white marble on the precinct side. The columns in the gallery were carved of granite, greenstone, and white marble, as well. Also, on the corners of the domes, one can see the names of the Prophet Mohammed PBUH, four Caliphs and the apostles to remind the people of their good deeds and to encourage them to do their best to be in the paradise with those men. Underneath those domes, the floor is covered with red carpets with organic shapes to emphasis the warmth,…

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  • Armed Group Research Paper

    Who is the armed group, which massacres, genocide and spreading fear around the globe through racism, sexism, anarchism, enslavement, kidnappings, stoning, terrorizing and even mass beheadings their opposition? A faction, which stands against contemporary shared values and morals, and they advocate for violence and barbarism under the name of virtue and ideology. They are known as Daesh, but there are many disinformation, misinformation and lack of information about them. Who are they and what…

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  • Great Mosque Of Cordoba Essay

    Introduction The Andalusian region in southern Spain has a long, complicated history rooted in the relations between Christians and Muslims. The Great Mosque of Cordoba is one example of these interactions, serving as a visual representation of the political and societal history of the region. The mosque also symbolizes the long cultural dialogue between Islam and Christianity during the medieval period. Construction of the site was “forged out of the interaction of two at the time ideologically…

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