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    Posted: 26-Oct-2005 at 14:21
OK, let's just say then that he was from that region that we used to know as Persia and now Iran
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  Quote DayI Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Oct-2005 at 14:14
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The persian Ibn Sina (Avicena) or the iberian Ibn Rushd (Averroes) get my vote. Great minds. But there are others that I just can't remember now.

I sincerely hope they thrive again nowadays. The muslim world needs it.

 The ethnic origin of some intellectuells like ibn-i Sina and some others who lived in that times are unknown, because in Islamic country's they didnt look at the ethnicy but as believers and non-believers (Muslim - gayri-muslim).
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  Quote Infidel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Oct-2005 at 13:58

The persian Ibn Sina (Avicena) or the iberian Ibn Rushd (Averroes) get my vote. Great minds. But there are others that I just can't remember now.

I sincerely hope they thrive again nowadays. The muslim world needs it.

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  Quote Constantine XI Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-Oct-2005 at 03:16
My favourite would be al-Hakem, 10th century ruler of Cordova. The vastness of his learning is amazing in itself.
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... are you sure??.... it will be a very nice if u can produce one of the mosque pic or the URL..... from every corner...???
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  Quote DayI Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Oct-2005 at 11:45

Cahaya youre right, he whas a master genious in architecture, in Japan they have university just to research buildings theyre made by Mimar Sinan.

The Selimiye mosq in Edirne (?), that is also masterwork of him, every corner of that mosq, you can only see 1 minaret (not able to see other 3).

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I agree with you Cok Ibn Khaldon introduced new thread in all scinces he wrote aboute it.
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  Quote ok ge Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Oct-2005 at 15:58

I will go with Ibn Khaldoun.

"Ibn Khaldun's influence on the subject of history, philosophy of history, sociology, political science and education has remained paramount ever since his life. His books have been translated into many languages, both in the East and the West, and have inspired subsequent development of these sciences. For instance, Prof. Gum Ploughs and Kolosio consider Muqaddimah as superior in scholarship to Machiavelli's The Prince written a century later, as the forrner bases the diagnosis more on cultural, sociological, economic and psychological factors."

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  Quote Decebal Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Oct-2005 at 15:53

I am not a muslim, but I do agree that the islamic civilization gave rise to many men who made an important contribution to the world. My favorite Muslim intellectual of all time is probably Ibn Sina. Known in the Occident as Avicenna, he was a doctor and a scholar from Bukhara in the 10th century. AMong his works about medicine and philosophy, his most important achievement is probably his canon of medicine which was still in use in the 19th century as a reference, even for European doctors.

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  Quote Guests Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12-Oct-2005 at 15:45

hai all...

I am not sure whether u guys have discussed about this topic yet 

but since Ramadhan started, I have watched a TV program in my country focusing on contributions and the achievements of muslim intellects.

url add: http://ilmuwan.tv3.com.my/index.html
(unfortunately all in bahasa melayu)

This program makes me realised how great they were in previous day..
Till now, their knowledge and masterpiece has given a very huge impact to nowadays muslims.

Therefore, I would like to share with you guys.. that my favourite Muslim Intellect would be:-

MIMAR KOCA SINAN - Born in 1489. Place of birth in Agirnaz, Turkey.
and he is the greatest architect ever lived in Islam history.

Maybe for those who are from turkey can share more info about Sinan... and share your favourite muslim intellect info with the rest...

TQ...

 

 

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