Arabian Essays

  • Arabian Nights

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    The Arden production of The Arabian Nights should have included a story or two about a Demon like those included in the novel by Husain Haddawy. By including these types of stories they could incorporate magic and demons into the play. There are many interesting ways that they adapter could portray magic and the appearance of demons. The Story of the Merchant and the Demon from the novel tells of this wealthy merchant who travels from town to town selling goods. On one trip he rode for many days

  • The Arabian Peninsula

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    Although the Arabian Peninsula is covered in deserts and mountains, such as the Asir Mountains, it served as the birthplace for multiple civilizations. With the use of key geographic features, various groups of people were able the thrive and prevail. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers provided civilizations with a water source and fertile land that allowed for sustenance and an agricultural-based economy. Deserts, like the Syrian Desert, protected the people from invasion and promoted the economy with

  • The Saudi Arabian Culture

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    Being Saudi Arabian is to be faithful and authentic to one important religion symbol of Islam which is being believer of Allah but no one else and being the believer that Mohammed is the prophet of Allah, which is considered very essential aspect of the culture. Saudi Arabians are the people who have strong affiliation and loyalty to the authentic, generous, wise Arab tribes who settled in the Arabian Peninsula many years ago. In addition, being Saudi Arabian represents being loyal to the country

  • Saudi Arabian and Canadian Culture

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    marks, some of them have marks on their face for example. these little details shows us an Insight about where they come from and what they believe in.) Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is located in the Middle East and it is the biggest country in the Arabian Peninsula. Riyadh is the capital of Saudi and the language that they use is Arabic. The population there is around 29,2 millions, so it’s a huge country with many People. There is almost desert areas and the weather there is very hot and dry. The

  • Husain Haddawy’s The Arabian Nights and Zora Neale Hurston’s Mules and Men

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    Husain Haddawy’s The Arabian Nights and Zora Neale Hurston’s Mules and Men - Revealing the Conflicts, Desires and Dreams of the Collector "For the translator, who stands astride two cultures, possesses two different sensibilities, and assumes a double identity" —Husain Haddawy Magic, love, sex, war, gods, spells. These are all common ingredients in the folktales of almost every culture. Many people say that folktales are windows to cultures. That might be so. Often readers do not realize, though

  • Saudi Arabian Justice System is Based on Islamic Law from the Quran

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    Saudi Arabia justice system is based on Sharia and Islamic law from the Quran and the Sunnah, which are the Muslim traditions formed from Islamic prophet Muhammad. Sharia has been adopted by Saudi Arabia in an unmodified method. The Saudi court system was created by King Abdul Aziz who founded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia back in 1932, the kingdom was introduced to the country between 1927 and 1960. The Saudi Arabia first criminal method was issued in 2001, decisions are made without juries and usually

  • The Arabian Nights: Lily Burgess's 'Arabian Nights'

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    Arabian Nights By Lily Burgess – Year 9 Drama Kitab alf laylah wa-laylah (One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales written in Arabic during the ‘Islamic Golden Age’ In English, the Tales are known as the ‘Arabian Nights’. The common structure of the play is the primary story of the ruler Shahryar, meaning ‘King” in Persian and his wife Scheherazade and the ‘tales/stories’ that she tells are structured around this story. In short, all the stories

  • The Character of Safie in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    foreign character and her subjectivity as a female character in relation to those of the other female characters of the book. While the other female characters lack depth into how their religion and culture affect them, Safie's religion and Arabian culture sculpt her into a subject with feminist qualities juxtaposed against her fulfillment of European domestic ideology. Many theorists, such as Benveniste who said, "Consciousness of self [or subjectivity] is only possible if it

  • The Growth of Dubai

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    UAE is situated along the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsulabetween 22.5° and 26° N and between 51° and 56.25° E. Qatar lies to the west and north-west, Saudi Arabia to the west and south and Oman to the north, east and south-east. The total area of the UAE is about 83,600 square kilometres, much of it in Abu Dhabi emirate. Map Showing the Arabian Peninsular and the Middle East [IMAGE] Map Showing UAE and the Arabian Peninsular [IMAGE] Map Showing Dubai and the

  • Euclid

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    Euclid’s background is very vague and unknown. It is unreliable to say whether some things about him are true, there are two types of extra information stated that scientists do not know whether they are true or not. The first one is that given by Arabian authors who state that Euclid was the son of Naucrates and that he was born in Tyre. This is believed by historians of mathematics that this is entirely fictitious and was merely invented by the authors. The next type of information is that Euclid

  • Frankenstein: Victor

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    glacier. Here he listened to the monster's story. How he studied and grew to love this family living in a cottage. He wanted so immensely to be a part of their love and smiles. He learned their language and how to write (by listening to them teach an Arabian relative). After a very long time he walked into the cottage when only the blind old man was there and tried to befriend him. He was very persuasive until the children and the woman returned. The boy attacked the Monster. He could have killed the

  • Jordan

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    the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias) and 408 m (1,340 ft) below sea level at the Dead Sea, the world's lowest point. Deep canyons and mountainous outcroppings with elevations of approximately 1,500 m (approximately 4,900 ft) and more characterize the Arabian Plateau in the southern portion of the country. The Jordan River, forming the country's border with Israel and the West Bank, is the heart of the country's drainage system. A. Climate The climate of Jordan is marked by sharp seasonal variations in

  • Pinhole Cameras

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    By the fifth century, the beginnings of modern photography were underway. The first accounts of pinhole experimentation were recorded in the tenth century, when recorded Yu Chao-Lung used model pagodas to make pinhole images on a screen. Also, Arabian physicist and mathematician Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haitam) used pinholes to view an eclipse of the sun. He arranged three candles in a row and put a screen with a small hole between the candles and the wall, noting that images were formed only by means

  • The Metaphysics of John Duns Scotus

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    The Metaphysics of John Duns Scotus The ecclesiastical condemnation of Aristoteleanism and Arabian philosophy in 1277, which included some of the theses of Thomas Aquinas, had a profound influence on the subsequent development of medieval philosophy. Of course, opposition to Greco-Arabian philosophy was nothing new in the 13th century. Its opening decades had seen the newly translated work of Aristotle and Averroes forbidden; yet their vogue spread, and in the years that followed a reconciliation

  • Impact of Race in Othello

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    Impact of Race in Othello One of the major issues in Shakespeare's Othello is the impact of the race of the main character, Othello. His skin color is non-white, usually portrayed as African although some productions portray him as an Arabian. Othello is referred to by his name only seventeen times in the play. He is referred to as "The Moor" fifty-eight times. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) states that a Moor is "Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have

  • The History of the Coffeehouse

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    Dutch trading companies knew all this, but they came up with a new, radical notion- why not get some beans, but grow them not in Europe but in the East Indies! So the Dutch smuggled a small amount of un ground or processed coffee beans out of the Arabian port of Mocha, then shipped them to Ceylon and the East Indies for cultivation. 30 years later, a French naval officer named Gabriel De Clieu sailed for the Caribbean island of Martinique. When he arrived, he happened to be carrying some un cultivated

  • The History and Future of Mustang Horses

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    saw him. The last I knew of the mustangs Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rounded the herd up and that is all I ever heard. The name Mustang comes from the Spanish word "mesteno" or "monstenco", meaning wild or stray. Most mustangs descended from Arabian and Barb horses brought by the Spanish around 1519. Other breeds were brought in later by settlers. The first horses were forced to hang in slings under the deck of ships all the way across the sea to the New World. The explorers brought only the

  • Indian Cuisne

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    largest country in the world. It also the 2nd most populated democratic country in the world. It is nearly surrounded by water but connected at the north end of the country the the rest of Asia. On it's south is the Indian Ocean. On the west, the Arabian Sea and on the east the Bay Of Bengal. It is connected to countries such as China, Nepal and Pakistan which also have had an affect on India's cuisine. India is also subdivided into 28 States and 7 Union Territories which each have different variations

  • Gender and Power in The Arabian Nights

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    Gender and Power in The Arabian Nights Works Cited Not Included Contemplating the relationship between gender and power, one undoubtedly notices that tradition regards men as the holders of official office and power. Historically, men have also always been the leaders of their families, and turned to in times of trouble or need. Making generalizations is normally a weak approach to any task; in this case however, it is necessary to do so in order to illustrate how drastically opposite the situations

  • Case Study Of Arabian Oud

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