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Makers of Arab history

Author: Philip K Hitti
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the story of its leaders, Arab history unfolds: Muhammad, who founded a religion, Ubaydullah al-Mahdi, founder of the Fatimid empire in Africa, Ibn-Sina who paved the way for Christian philosophy and theology of the Middle Ages, and others.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hitti, Philip Khuri, 1886-1978.
Makers of Arab history.
New York, St. Martin's Press [1968]
(OCoLC)570257169
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Hitti
OCLC Number: 441330
Description: 268 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Muhammad: Triple Initiator of religion, nation, and state --
'Umar ibn-al-Khattab: Founder of the Moslem State --
Mu'awiyah: Architect of the Arab Empire --
''Abd-al-Rahman I: Maker of history on European soil --
Al-Ma'mun: Radical Caliph and intellectual awakener of Islam --
'Ubaydullah al-Mahdi: Founder of the Fatimid Empire in Africa --
Salah-al-Din: Hero of the Anti-Crusades --
Al-Ghazzali: Greatest Theologian of Islam --
Al-Shafi'i: Founder of the Science of Islamic Law --
Al-Kindi: Philosopher of the Arabs --
Ibn-Sina: Prince of Physicians and Philosophers --
Ibn-Rushd: The Great Commentator --
Ibn-Khaldun: First Philosopher of History.
Responsibility: by Philip K. Hitti.

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Through the story of its leaders, Arab history unfolds: Muhammad, who founded a religion, Ubaydullah al-Mahdi, founder of the Fatimid empire in Africa, Ibn-Sina who paved the way for Christian philosophy and theology of the Middle Ages, and others.

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