Where is Ibn Al-Athir?

Where is Ibn Al-Athir?

of the Caliphate [now in Turkey]—died 1233, Mosul, Iraq), influential Arab historian. Ibn al-Athīr spent a scholarly life in Mosul, but often visited Baghdad. He was for a time with Saladin’s army in Syria and later lived in Aleppo and Damascus.

How did Ibn Al-Athir feel about the Crusades?

Ibn al-Athir describes how the Byzantine Emperor’s “real intention was to incite [the crusaders] to attack the Muslims, for he was convinced that the Turks, whose invincible control over Asia Minor he had observed, would exterminate every one of them.” Again, Ibn al-Athir attributes the advent of the First Crusade as a …

Who composed the Kamilat Tarikh?

Abstract. Ibn al-Athir was a Muslim historian in the 6-7th century AH/12-13th century AD and renowned for his masterpiece entitled al-Kamil fi al-tarikh.

When was on the Tatars written?

“Ibn al-Athir: On the Tatars, 1220–1221 CE.” Internet Medieval Sourcebook.

What year did Islam spread to Africa?

7th century CE
Africa was the first continent into which Islam spread from Southwest Asia, during the early 7th century CE. Almost one-third of the world’s Muslim population resides in Africa.

Are Mongols and Tatars the same?

The name Tatar first appeared among nomadic tribes living in northeastern Mongolia and the area around Lake Baikal from the 5th century ce. Unlike the Mongols, these peoples spoke a Turkic language, and they may have been related to the Cuman or Kipchak peoples.

What religion are Tatars?

The traditional religions of the Republic of Tatarstan are Islam and Orthodox Christianity. Tatars and Bashkirs (i.e. nearly half of the population of the republic) confess Islam. The others, including Russians, Chuvashes, Maris, Udmurts, Mordovians – are Orthodox Christians.

What was the first religion in Africa?

Christianity came first to the continent of Africa in the 1st or early 2nd century AD. Oral tradition says the first Muslims appeared while the prophet Mohammed was still alive (he died in 632). Thus both religions have been on the continent of Africa for over 1,300 years.

Who brought Islam to the world?

the Prophet Muhammad
Islam, major world religion promulgated by the Prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the 7th century ce.

Are Tatars Sunni Muslims?

There are 266,000 Crimean Tatars in Crimea, over 13% of the local population. They are Sunni Muslim, traditionally pro-Ukrainian, and much better organised than the local Ukrainians, who make up 23% of the population.

What did African worship before Christianity?

Polytheism was widespreaded in most of ancient African and other regions of the world, before the introduction of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. An exception was the short-lived monotheistic religion created by Pharaoh Akhenaten, who made it mandatory to pray to his personal god Aton (see Atenism).