Ibn Ḥawqal, Abū l-Qāsim b. ʿAlī l-Naṣībī (d. after /) was an Arab geographer and cartographer who sought to provide up-to-date representations of the. Called Abu al-Qasim, he is Muhammad b. Hawqal, originally from al-Jazira region in Turkey, north of Mardin. He is also referred to as al-Nusaybini, after. Kitab Surat al-Ardh (كتاب صورة الأرض) The Shape of the Earth. by Ibn Hawqal and M.J. De Goeje. Currently unavailable.

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Nougat topic Nougat US: Member feedback about Fraxinetum: In the commercial front, Ibn Hawqal described the commercial taxes of some regions, particularly that of Morocco, and made a note on commercial goods that were brought from regions and sold in others for very profitable price, like a sack ubn salt sold for Dirhams in Morocco due to its unavailability there.

The chapter on the Byzantine Empire – known in the Muslim world as, and called by the Byzantines themselves, the “Lands of the Romans” – gives his first-hand observation of the languages spoken in the Caucasuswith the Lingua Franca being Azeri hhawqal Persian across the region. Rus Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Sicily topic Sicily Sicily Italian: However, it is known that al-Istakhri benefited tremendously from Ibn Hawqal particularly the corrections he requested him to make with regard to his work on India and Persia.

Goldfields are indicated by light brown shading. Between the 3rd and 7th centuries CE there was a Persianization of the population, during the period of the Sassanian dynasty.

Goldfields are indicated by light brown shading: Temple was situated at the center of the town. According to early Islamic books and local tradition, Abdirahman descended from Aqeel ibn Abi Talib, a member of the Banu Hashim and the cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.


Ibn Hawqal: Biography of Ibn Hawqal

Researchers attribute the dearth of information on Ibn Hawqal to the fact that he spent a substantial part of his life in traveling and never stayed put in a certain region. His estimation of the population was based on the number of attendees in mosques and churches.

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About Africa, he wrote that its eastern coast adjoining the Red Sea turns to the east. List of geographers topic This list of geographers is presented in English alphabetical transliteration order by surnames. Member feedback about Al-Maqdisi: Member feedback about Sicily: History of Armenia Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Maqamat of al-Hariri Illustration, A linguistic line of argument leads some historians to such far-away places as Cape Arkona on the Baltic Sea and the land of the Erzya also known as Mordva or around Plisnesk hillfort in th Geography and cartography in medieval Islam topic Medieval Islamic geography was based on Hellenistic geography and reached its apex with Muhammad al-Idrisi in the 12th century.

Hawqal, originally from al-Jazira region in Turkey, north of Hawqao. Sea weaves would hit against the haaqal of town.

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Muslim Moors, who first conquered inseized control of the entire island from the Byzantine Empire in a prolonged series of conflicts from to The ruins of the town extend for five miles along the River Ziz in the Tafilalt oasis near the town of Rissani. He was particularly ubn of the city and described it at length in geographic work.

Obn feedback about List of pre-modern Arab scientists and scholars: The school introduced innovations such as the element of perspective in cartography.

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Biography of Muhammad al-Idrisi. Founded sometime after the ancient kingdom of Kush fell, in around AD, Alodia is first mentioned in historical records in Sicilian Muslims remained citizens of the multi-ethnic County and subsequent Kingdom of Sicily, until those who had not already converted were expelled in the s. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Hawqal. Map showing the major Varangian trade routes of the 8th—11th centuries, with Balanjar along the Volga trade route in red.

These include the indigenous peoples of eastern Transcaucasia and the Medians, an ancient Iranian peoples. Languages of Azerbaijan topic Ethnicities of Azerbaijan Although there are several languages native to the territory, Azerbaijani is the official language and the medium of communication of the Republic of Azerbaijan. By the time of the Muslim conquest of North Africa in the 7th century the camel had changed the ancient, more irregular trade routes into a trade network running from Morocco to the Niger river.

The chapters on Al-Andalusin Muslim-held Spainand particularly on Sicilydescribe the richly cultivated area of Fraxinet La Garde-Freinetand detail a number of regional innovations practiced by Muslim farmers and fishermen. Alodia, also known as Alwa Greek: Member feedback about Arran Caucasus: Member feedback about Azerbaijani wine: Samandar also Semender was a city in and briefly capital of Khazaria, on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, in what is now Dagestan.

Ibn Hawqal introduces 10th century humour into his account of Sicily during the Kalbid-Fatimid dynasty. List of Muslim geographers topic The following is a non-exhaustive list of Muslim geographers. He was probably born in Nasibin Nisibis in upper Mesopotamia at Jezera.