Turkey by Stanley Lane-Poole. The Life of Saladin A. The racial pride which caused the Saracen to look down on conquered nations, his failure to recognise that mere justice never won the affection of subject peoples, that to achieve this something more was needed — the sympathy of a Mamun, the large-heartedness of a Nasir — that neither nations nor individuals lose by generous, courteous, and liberal dealing — the encouragement in later times of intrigue, sycophancy, and saracenz with such disastrous results to the Shed power and greatness — may all be ascribed to one cause. Muhammad Saqib rated it really liked it Ameer 22, History, which comes down to us rich with the spoils of time, had no lesson for him. Nov 16, Umar Farooq rated it it was amazing.
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History, which comes down to us rich with the spoils of time, had no lesson for him. With an overweening sense of pride in his race and creed, for which allowance can easily be made, he stalked through the world feeling, although not pro claiming, that he was an Arab citizen, a member of a great and powerful commonwealth.
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A Short History of the Saracens Syed Ameer Ali
History, which comes down to us rich with the spoils of time, had no lesson for him. With an overweening sense of pride in his race and creed, for which allowance can easily be made, he stalked through the world feeling, although not pro claiming, that he was an Arab citizen, a member of a great and powerful commonwealth. There was no critical Schopenhauer to laugh him to scorn. Even the tactless treatment of the barbarian tribesmen of Northern Spain must be ascribed to the same cause.
A Short History of The Saracens By Syed Ameer Ali AH Publishers
Persia, the heritage of Shah Abbas the Great, where the Caliphs reigned supreme for centuries is march to win back her place among the free nations of the world. The Kajirs, after a chequered rule of nearly years, have now made rooin for a new dynasty. Egypt, made famous by the magnificent patronage of the and A Short History of the Saracens Syed Ameer Ali sciences by al-Muiz, has now regained her freedom, pd is ruled by a constitutional government under a limited monarchy, which holds out the promise of a prosperous development. Ifrikia and Maghrib-ul-Aksa, the empire of the brilliant Yusuf-ibn-Tashfin, the patron of Averroes, like the Syria of Saladin, are either held or dominated by France. Transoxiana, with the birthplace of Avicenna and of Alfarabi, is under the heel of the Bolshevist.
A Short History Of The Saracens
His family took advantage of the educational facilities provided by the British government but otherwise shunned by the Muslim community. With the assistance of his British teachers and supported by several competitive scholarships , he achieved outstanding examination results, graduating from Calcutta University in , and gaining an MA degree with Honours in history in The LLB degree followed quickly in He then began legal practice in Calcutta. By this time, he was already one of the few outstanding Muslim achievers of his generation. He had contacts with almost all the administrators concerned with India and with leading English liberals such as John Bright and the Fawcetts, Henry — and his wife, Millicent Fawcett — The year after, he was elected as a Fellow of Calcutta University as well as being appointed as a lecturer in Islamic Law at the Presidency College, Kolkata.
Syed Ameer Ali