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The Early Middle Ages: History Activity Pages for Kingfisher History or Notebooking By T. Ann Burgess
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History Activity Pages are a loose set of activity pages that can be used with the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia. Each page corresponds to a section of the encyclopedia and should be used after... More > reading the related section. Also, each page corresponds to the Online History Lessons available on our website - bratcatink.weebly.com. The History Activity Pages have been left in a loose format for ease of use in Notebooking. The activity pages contain the following sections: Questions, Map Activity, Matching or Creative Activity, Time Line Activity. These activity pages are complete and user friendly for both parent or teacher. This set covers the following: The Byzantine Empire, Monasticism, the Sui & Tang Dynasty, Islam, the Jews, The Americas, Bulgars & Slavs, The Carolingians, Abbasid Dynasty, Ghana, Fujiwara Japan, Maygars & Bohemians, Anglo Saxon Britain, Holy Roman Empire, Capetian France, Vikings, Normans, Seljuk Turks and the Song Dynasty. The time period is from AD 501 - 1100.< Less
Essential Tawhid By Sayyid Abul Qasim Radhawi
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Essential Tawhid decribes in detail, the unique perspective on God from Shi'ite sources and is also a comparative work on God from the perspective of Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism.
Essential Tawhid By Sayyid Abul Qasim Radhawi
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Essential Tawhid decribes in detail, the unique perspective on God from Shi'ite sources and is also a comparative work on God from the perspective of Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism.
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Essential Tawhid decribes in detail, the unique perspective on God from Shi'ite sources and is also a comparative work on God from the perspective of Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism.
Health and Well Being: A Medieval Guide By Andrew Forbes, Daniel Henley, David Henley
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The Tacuinum Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on Health and Well Being. First produced in Italy around 1380, it was aimed at an educated secular readership and offered concise and sensible advice on... More > how to live a long, healthy and enjoyable life. Five handsomely illustrated manuscripts of the Tacuinum survive, all produced in Lombardy and now housed, respectively, at libraries in Rome, Vienna, Paris, Rouen and Liège. The Latin text describes in detail the beneficial and harmful properties of plants and foodstuffs, as well as considering social, physiological and psychological aspects of wellness, and is accompanied by 132 full colour images from 6th century Byzantium, 11th century Iraq and 14th century Italy.< Less
The Debate on the Christian Faith between Timothy I and Caliph Mahdi in 781 AD By A. Mingana
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In 781 A.D., a debate on the Christian and Muslim faiths took place over a period of two days between Mar Timothy I (780-823), Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East and the Abbasid Caliph... More > Mahdi (775-785) in Baghdad. The record of this debate survives in an original Syriac version and later Arabic versions. This book contains the text of the Syriac version and an English translation by Alphonse Mingana. This debate is significant for a number of reasons. It provides a very early witness to the relations between Islam and Christianity. It is characterized by an open and honest sharing of ideas and beliefs that is often sadly lacking in later similar encounters, even in the present day. The participants demonstrate a high degree of respect for each other that extends to their often opposing beliefs. They tend to look for common ground but never ignore or trivialize their differences.< Less
Three Essays By Tahir Shah
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Tahir Shah's collection of THREE ESSAYS considers aspects of human society and culture that help us to understand both the world around us and ourselves. An extraordinary thought-provoking essay,... More > CANNIBALISM: IT’S ONLY MEAT is certain to horrify a great many readers, and will leave all who reach the end with a sense of revelation at what is the last taboo. THE KUMBH MELA: GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH considers why so many people stake so much to get to the Kumbh Mela in India, and pledge devotion. He considers the logistical triumph of the vast makeshift tent city, speaks to sadhus, gurus, and to plenty of ordinary folk, and reflects on the role of the Kumbh Mela in the modern world. In his fascinating essay THE LEGACY OF ARAB SCIENCE, Shah discusses the often-forgotten contribution of the Arabs of the Abbasid Age, reflecting on how their breakthroughs helped shape the world in which we live. The three essays range in length from just under 5,000 words to over 6,700 each.< Less