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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The school introduced innovations such as the element of perspective in cartography. The data in his writings carried reasonable accuracy, particularly ibnn what he recorded about North Africa.

The earliest archaeological evidence of human activity on the island dates from as early as 12, BC. A red flag was hoisted on a long bamboo post. 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. List of geographers topic This list of geographers is presented in English alphabetical transliteration order by surnames.

It was historically an ancient centre of Buddhism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism and one of the major cities of Khorasan, since the latter’s earliest history. History of Russia Revolvy Gawqal revolvybrain. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Hawqal. It possibly reached its peak during the 9th—12th centuries when records show that it controlled much of central and southern Sudan.

Medieval Arabic sources report simply that it hawqzl midway between Derbent and Atil, near the shore of the Caspian Sea. Details known of Ibn Hawqal’s life are extrapolated from his book. Ancient peoples Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Phokas regroups his forces and continues his march to the East, drawing Skleros away from Constantinople.


Islamic Golden Age Revolvy Ihn revolvybrain. Nasr during the Kara-Khanid split into two branches. Azerbaijani wine is produced in several regions throughout Azerbaijan. Archaeological sites in Morocco Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

A Persian map from the 9th century.

Ibn Ḥawqal – Brill Reference

Member feedback about Al-Maqdisi: Estakhri map, from the “Book of roads and kingdoms”. The red earth fortifications which gave it its nickname were destroyed in but the city lingered on. Member feedback about Atil: It is 30 miles northeast of Osh, and 20 miles southeast of Jalal-Abad on the banks of the Kara-Darya, on its right side.

The rule of the Zirid emirs opened the way to a period in North African history where political power was held by Berber dynasties such as the Almoravid dynasty, Almohad Caliphate, Zayyanid dynasty, Marinid dynasty and Hafsid dynasty. His meeting with hxwqal created problems for researchers as more than one scholar of the same school had used the same or similar name for the books they authored, Al-Masalik wa al-Mamalik.

It was one of the capitals of the Karakhanids, who called it Mavarannahr and left three well-preserved mausolea. Other trade routes of the 8th—11th centuries shown in orange note that Atil is the major commercial outpost from which trade extends into the far reaches of “Deep Asia”.


Ibn Hawqal (d-380H) إبن حَوقَل

This list of geographers is presented in English alphabetical transliteration order by surnames. The consistency of nougat is chewy, and it is hawqak in a variety of candy bars and chocolates. 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.

Arab scholars at an Abbasid library in Baghdad. In many cases, scholars have themselves stated that they were prompted to carry out their expeditions because of the religious needs of the community, or because they felt bawqal to correct certain wrong practices.

Islamic Pedia – Ibn Hawqal (dH) إبن حَوقَل

L’historiographie arabe medievale et l’Antiquite nord-africaine. Ibn Hawqal introduces 10th century humour into his account of Sicily during the Kalbid-Fatimid dynasty. If thou hast relinquished the world, sleep upon the bare ground ahwqal kiss it not before anyone for the sake of a costly carpet.

At some later date, it may have been moved inland to Shelkovskaya in the Chechen Republic. However, the fate of these inhabitants is uncertain.

Noble such examples are the passages on the Turks, the Khazars, the towns of Southern Italy, the Sudanese and the Nibians. The town’s history was marked by several successive invasions kbn Berber dynasties.

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