MENA Study Guide
MENA Study Guide Middle East Humanities MENA 160A2
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Date Created: 10/18/15
Middle Easter Humanities Review Study Guide 0 Fate 0 Fate 0 Bad fate Socially personal Su sm o Asceticism devotion to Islam 0 Love of god 0 Led to gnosis o Adab 0 literature 0 Liminality o No xed identity 0 People who have liminality can dress and act as they want 0 They give up all the trappings in life 0 They can get in touch with who they really are 0 Attar 0 11421220 Great Su poet 0 Behzad 0 Master painter o Provervial for his skill 0 Name is synonymous with high level of artistic skill Tansimat 0 Series of reforms in the ottoman empire 0 Brought culture religion and society more in line with Europe 0 Mecca 0 Religious shrine 0 Where Muslims have a pilgrimage towards 0 Adventure time o Adventures 0 Twists of fates o Often happens during journeys and most of the time involve some kind of magical element Jahiliyya o Ignorance Caliph o Leaders of the Muslims after the prophet died 0 Helped expand Islam Frame story 0 Story that is there so you can have other stories within it 0 Every excuse to have a story is used as an excuse to have a new story 0 Stories within stories High style 0 Heroic o Focused on virtue beauty and nobility Restrainer 0 Political authorit caliph king or sultan 0 Religious leader 0 King is not very admirable or heroic 0 Never questioned to have a king Alghazali 0 10581111 Nishapur Seljuk Empire Abassid Caliphate He was a philosopher who studied law and theology He had many philosophical ideas he worked with Su sm and had orthodox beliefs 0 He believed in Taqlid Egoism 0 Theory that one self is or should be the motivation and the goal of one s own actions Mirror for princes 0 Advice for kings 0 Books of advice for new kings 0 Tell a king how they should act Love of God 0 One of Su sm beliefs 0 Most important thing besides being obedient 0 Not being sel sh doing everything in the name of God OOOOO Ghazal o Came from rst part of qasida 0 Major genre in most Islamic languages 0 Poet is heroic but in not the alsame way Gnosis o Kind of knowledge beyond personal perspective 0 Taqlid o Blindly follow what people are telling you 0 Blindly follow authority 0 Wazir vizier 0 Wise 0 Runs taxation and administration 0 Makes sure that the king is being rational with decisions o Is able to tell king stories 0 Must do whatever he can to get the king to act rational o Shari a 0 Islamic Law 0 Enforced by the restrainer and other authorities Selfsacri ce o Willing to sacri ce oneself for others 0 One of the Arab values Reasonpassions 0 Get king to act reasonable and how a king should act 0 Oral composition 0 Spoken stories 0 Told to one another 0 Khayr alDin 18221890 0 Circassian slave educated in turkey Brought to Tunis as a teenager Court of Ahmad Bey military school Cavalry diplomatic missions 18405 Minister of marine 1857 Lived in Paris Istanbul Wrote the surest path 1867 Chief minister of Tunis 18731877 Chief minister of Ottoman Empire 18781879 0 1881 Tunis taken over by France 0 Low style OOOOOOOO 0 Satire etcs o Bodily and humorous o Nasty graphic and has offensive language
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