Islam

Islam

Book - 2018 | Third edition.
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Learn all about Islam, the world's fastest growing religion. From Ramadan and the Qur'an, to the traditional dress, feasts, and rich design - all this and more are explained in this unique guide. Filled with colourful photographs and vibrant history, delve into Islam's culture and communities, and find out the answers to questions such as why Muslims fast, what are the five pillars of Islam, and what happens during the pilgrimage to Mecca? Stunning photography brings the culture alive on the page, while ancient objects, such as inscribed coins and scientific instruments, illustrate the rich history of this influential world religion. Learn how Islam spread across many continents, from Spain to China, and find out about the annual festivals in the Muslim calendar.Understand the layout of a mosque, and Islam's role in scholarly learning, from astronomy to mathematics and medicine. Learn about the first conquests and the arms and armour of the Islamic world, including gilded battle-axes and decorated shields, and read about Islam's important figures, including the scholar Avicenna, the traveller Ibn Battuta, and the military leader Saladin.
Publisher: London :, Dorling Kindersley,, 2018.
Edition: Third edition.
Branch Call Number: J 297 WIL
Characteristics: 72 pages :,colour illustrations, maps ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Salazar, Batul
Notes: Includes index.

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