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  • Multiple Different Instruments Used In Zajal Music

    there are multiple different instruments including the voice. The chorus of men and women who recite the verses of poetry back are known as the Reddadi. There are two main instruments used in zajal music. The derbake is a percussion instrument of Arabic origin used throughout the Middle East. This instruments’ base is made of wood or metal generally and has a patch of goat leather strung across the top. In order to use this instrument, it is placed between the thighs or under the arm and it is…

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  • Only In London Summary

    Only in London, written by Hanan Al Shaykh, follows the lives of four strangers who met on a plane in a curious situation as they touch down in London. For the purpose of this essay, Lamis will be the main character that is discussed and her choice between two societies. Lamis is original from Iraq and is flying back to London after time spent with her very traditional family. She was home with her family after she decided to leave her husband, who is most Iraqi families, would be considered the…

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  • Jihad In The Middle East

    “lesser Jihad means ‘have to use arms’ if someone attacks you, use jihad to protect themselves… when the attacker stops, then they stop” (class notes). There was often a misconception about the meaning of Jihad that it only meant violence, however this was the minor meaning. The major meaning of jihad is an internal struggle. This goes all the way back to Mohammed Abdullah; the creator of Islam. Before this the Middle East was very separate and chaotic; Mohammed created a place for unity at the…

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  • Passage Tomb Liminality

    The architecture of Passage tombs reiterates the ritual stage of liminality in the articulation of entrances and the arrangement of motifs, features and space. The most illustrative examples of passage tombs are those at the Bend of the Boyne, Ireland. It is Knowth, Dowth and New grange tombs, which communicate liminality most clearly. Firstly, the entrances to these tombs emphasizes the threshold or liminality of the space, between the land of the living and the land of the dead (ancestors).…

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  • Which Egyptian Pharaoh: Who Was A Political Leader?

    Was the political leader. He held the title ‘Lord of Two Lands’ because he ruled both Upper and Lower Egypt. He owned all the land in Egypt. He made the laws. He collected the taxes. The Pharaoh could lead his people into war if Egypt was attacked or if he wanted to expand his power. He was also the religious leader. He was the ‘High Priest of Every Temple’. He represented the Gods on earth. He performed rituals and built temples. Egyptian-civilization Most Egyptians worked in the…

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  • Luba People Analysis

    The unknown work of art comes from the Luba peoples of the Mbudye Society in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is attributed to the Lukasa (memory board) from around the 19th century to the 20th century. The piece is made of wood, beads, and metal. The Luba peoples created many different works of art. Some pieces represented women since they were important in this society. They also sculpted stools, mboko (divination bowls), bow stands, and the Lukasa. They had a centralized authority:…

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  • Paul Salopek

    Paul Salopek decided to walk across the world. He decided to do this for so many reasons. The main reason is because 60,000 years ago our ancestors took this pathway who first discovered our Earth. He explains that it is not just because they delivered us to the planet but because they “bequeathed us the sublest qualities and we now associate with being fully human”. They are the reason why we are here according to Paul. They walked the strait called “Bab el Mandeb”the gate of the grief. It is…

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  • Women In Sharia Essay

    Some girls dream about being married, they dream about the big day and the big dress with friends and Family. Naturally, the girl is supposed to fall in love with the Guy of her choice and Live Happily ever after . Women In the western world have the freedom and liberty to have a stance and speak up. The ability for women in our part of the world to have a voice, struck the feminist movement allowing women from all over the world to take a stand and let their voices be heard. Women in the Middle…

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  • Egyptian Shabti Research Paper

    Cultural Context and Meaning of Egyptian Shabtis Huiyun Wu Nov. 30th, 2015 African Art History Shabti, sometimes called Shawabti or Ushabti, is a sort of mummy shape funerary figurine that is designated to serve the deceased in the afterlife in Ancient Egypt from around 2000BC. They are servants that answer “Here I am” when called by the wealthy owner, who continued their afterlife in the netherworld. Placing shabtis in the coffin is a method to indicate the power and wealthiness the departed…

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  • Ancient Egyptian Mummies

    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has arranged its largest exhibition on ancient Egyptian mummies and artifacts in the history, “Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt”. The expanded exhibition include an additional eight cases focusing on the science behind studying mummies. In exhibition, a combination of rare artifacts and cutting-edge research tools illuminate how Smithsonian scientists have pieced together the lives of ancient Egyptians through their burial practices and rituals…

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