Essays Tagged: "Baghdad"

The influence of Aristotle on Alfarabi

CAUSES and THE FOUR STAGES OF THE DOCTINE OF THE INTELLIGENCE)Alfarabi was raised as a young boy in Baghdad. His early life was spent studying the art of linguistics, philosophy, and logic. His teache ...

(6 pages) 59 0 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Iraq: A Country on the Rise

total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size ofIdaho). It's capital, Baghdad, is located at 33.20 north longitude, 44.24 east latitude. It'sboundaries are 2,222 miles lo ... sar Seaports are closed because oftheir proximity to the war zone. A railroad connects At-Basrah to Baghdad, but theSyrian segment of the railroad linking Iraq to Turkey and Europe has been closed sin ...

(7 pages) 189 0 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Wahhabi Movement

ame from a well off family and was thus able to study in the leading universities in Medina, Basra, Baghdad, and Hamadan. He was exposed to philosophy and Sufism in his many years of study and travels ...

(4 pages) 128 0 2.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Mesopotamia Post War. Essay explains the need to develop it for the benefit of the world.

with dignity and honour. They have been tricked into it by a steady withholding of information. The Baghdad communiques are belated, insincere, incomplete. Things have been far worse than we have been ... - government sent them from home. A recent proclamation about autonomy circulated with unction from Baghdad was drafted and published out there in a hurry, to forestall a more liberal statement in pre ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A poem about war

hen it was before the warThe soldiors thought their life was a boreBut the soldiors went and bombed BaghdadPeople of Iraq got really sadNobody likes the warOr seeing all that blood and goreFighters ma ...

(1 pages) 134 6 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The psychological warfare during the Golf War 2.

sion started. All means of communication were exploited before the firstmissile was ever lunched at Baghdad. The U.S warplane dropped tons of leafletsthrough out Iraqi territories. The messages were c ... osand pictures raised the confidence of the Iraqi troops. As the American Armieswere approaching to Baghdad quickly, a suicide bombing happened. This attackkilled 3 U.S. soldiers and wounded dozen. Th ...

(3 pages) 35 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sadam Hussein.

shoes until he was twelve years old. At the age of 10, looking for an education, Saddam ran away to Baghdad to live with his uncle. The bathe party educated Sadam. Saddam first murdered somebody at th ...

(2 pages) 39 2 2.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

What do you think were the main features of the Arab Islamic civilisation of the Abbasid Period, and what made that civilisation so vibrant?

Jew and Christian to live side by side, and grew at a rapid rate, creating cities such as Basra and Baghdad. The history of any Empire follows that, it starts, grows in strength, is great, and then de ... xibility without which it would become stagnant. It legalised differences therefore what was law in Baghdad did not have to be enforced in Fez (Von Grunebaum: 1963:83). With such a vast empire as was ...

(11 pages) 93 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


Sir Stanley Maude, March 11, 1917, on the occasion of the Anglo-Indian Army of the Tigris entering Baghdad."Not as tyrants have we come, but as liberators." Adolf Hitler, February 27, 1933, on the oc ... ns of mass destruction. Their stated intention now is to install a democratic "Iraqi" government in Baghdad to replace the dictatorship of Saddam Hussain. Such a regime, to quote The Sydney Morning He ...

(3 pages) 60 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

A tour of Shiraz

rld, Hafez (1324-1391) and Sa'di (1209-1291), come from this city. Sa'di, the traveler, was born in Baghdad and saw a great part of the world before he finally settled in Shiraz, where he died. Hafez ...

(4 pages) 71 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions


e of knowledge becomes the basic economic activity generating huge change" (qtd. in "The Man in the Baghdad Caf"). I agree with Dr. Huntington because knowledge is what makes one nation better than an ... ): 29July 2001 .Sami, Aziz. "Facing Up." Al-Ahram Weekly 18 July 2000. 19 July 2000."The Man in the Baghdad Caf." The Economist 9 Nov. 1996. Academic SearchElite. Online. EBSCOhost. 28 June 2001.Weiss ...

(9 pages) 282 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Beowulf and The 13th Warrior: Differences and Similarities

the symbolic Beowulf character.Antonio Banderas or Ahmed Ibn Fadlan, is an Arabian ambassador from Baghdad whose whole purpose in going is tointeract with and learn as much as he can about the "odd" ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Boylan notes

ad rule* Non Arabs = angry b/c were treated like 2nd class citizens* 969 empire = split in 3 partso Baghdado Cordovao CairoThe Abbasid Dynasty* 750 Umayyad dynasty ended* Rival family Addasis raised a ... in the middle east (ruled from the 8th to the 13th century)* 762 the capitol of Islam was moved to Baghdad* Began to employ Turks as mercenaries to strengthen armies* Abbasid caliphs surrounded thems ...

(1 pages) 16 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Review of the play "9 Parts of Desire"

), but she could not help her feelings of being torn between the issue; her family still resided in Baghdad where the violence was increasingly getting worse yet she felt an obligation to be happy bei ...

(8 pages) 30 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

America should not withdraw its troops from the war in Iraq

ike giving in to terrorists. President Bush also states, "If we give up the fight in the streets of Baghdad, we will face the terrorists in the streets of our own cities."The bottom line is that leavi ...

(3 pages) 61 2 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Abu Ali Hasan Ibn al-Haitham

ham was a great popular physicist. He was born in 965 C.E. in Basrah. He was educated in Basrah and Baghdad. Abu went to Egypt. He was hired to figure out how to control the flood of the Nile but he f ...

(2 pages) 1502 1 3.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

13th warrior plot summary

Ahmad Iban Fadlan, the main character of The Thirteenth Warrior, by Michael Crichton was chosen as Baghdad's ambassador to the King of Bulgars in 922 A. D. As Ahmad traveled north from Baghdad, he en ...

(2 pages) 1833 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein

is a dictator who is ready to sacrifice his country, just so long as he can remain on his throne in Baghdad." He is portrayed as a valiant knight leading the Arabs into battle against the infidel, or ... g the Arabs into battle against the infidel, or as and eight century caliph who founded the city of Baghdad. He announces the glory of Arab history, Saddam claims to be leading his people to new glory ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II