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Our dear Noha and the golden era of Islam

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Apr 8, 2008 at 06:54

It seems that our dear Noha is not aware that without the Greek learning we would not have had the so called golden era of islam and without the Nestorians (Eastern Christians in Iraq) we would not have had such translations from Greek to Syriac and then to Arabic.

What is most amazing is that the likes of Hunein ibn Ishaq changed the Arabic language beyond imagination and introduced many words that did not exist in Arabic the likes of tuhal (spleen) and safra (jaundice) and now they are perfect Arabic wrods but the likes of Muhammad would have had no clue about what all these words really mean.

Now the works in mathematics, falsafa etc.... during the so called golden age of islam were the products of the non Arab Muslims (eg: Persians) and non Muslims be it Jews or Christians.

The rule of the Hijazi Arabs in their own civilization? It was marginal at best and they did what they always did and that was to loot and destroy civilizations and to claim that 1/5 of the loot will be given to Allah and his prophet.

Now did you ever ask yourself why did such golden era just vanish? Why is that Noha? any guesses?

Et voila our dear Noha

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