A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE,  Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ARAB RENAISSANCE, Fact or Fiction?”, 12 JANUARY 1990 »

22 Feb, 2020
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During the Dark Ages in Western Europe, the Arabs and the Moslems were at the peak of their bright civilization. The cities of Baghdad, Damascus, Cairo, in the eastern Arab world, and the Arab cities of Seville, Cordoba, and Granada in Spain were great centers of culture and civilization. During the last fifty years of modern history, every fifteen years of Arab life is roughly equivalent, in terms of progress, to one century of Western development, thanks to the reverse process of Western civilization’s contributions to the Arabs of Today. The beginning of Arab Renaissance is at hand.

MADRID ARCHITECTURE Series: A TASTE OF THE MEDIEVAL

MADRID ARCHITECTURE Series: A TASTE OF THE MEDIEVAL »

7 Aug, 2014
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Madrid is an amazing city with a fabulous artistic atmosphere. Most of its old buildings date back to the reign of the Habsburg dynasty in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries after Phillip II moved his court to Madrid in 1561. But there are a few beautiful medieval constructions too. These edifices provide a mysterious window through which we can take look into the hoary past of Madrid.