Golden age of learning

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2005) Golden age of learning. New Sunday Times.

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A PRINCE of the Umaiyad dynasty, Abd alRahman b Mwiyah b (Caliph) Hisham (756788), was forced to flee Damascus when the Abbasids took control of the Muslim world in 750. Abd alRahman fled to Iberia (modern Spain) and founded a new Umaiyad dynasty there. Later known as the "Falcon of Spain", Abd alRahman was determined to show the world that his capital in Cardoba, where running water and libraries were part of the familiar landscape, was comparable to Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Dynasty. During the Abbasid Dynasty (7501258), works of Aristotle, Euclid, Galen, Hippocrates, Dioscorides, Ptolemy; Plato, Socrates, Aristotle and other famous men were translated in Baghdad.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 00:36
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 00:36

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