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It seems that our dear scottindallas is not aware that Muslim historians tell us that Muslims did burn the Zoroastrian library

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 12, 2012 at 14:48

Our dear scottindallas wrote this little gem not realizing that some of us kuffar read the books of the Islamic historical tradition

But, Muslims didn't burn the world's great libraries,

Oh so did you get the chance to read my post to GIK about the bogus claim by the Muslim historians that it was Amr Ibn al-As as orders from no other than Omar ibn al-Khatab is the one who burnt the library of Alexandria

So you tell us our dear scottindallas al-tablighee were the Muslim historians were a bunch of liars or were they islamophobes?

Now here is the sordid story that was also transmitted by Muslim historians about the great Zoroastrian library in Ctesiphon with the usual suspect Omar al-Farooq aka Omar ibn al-Khatab

When the Persian capital of Ctesiphon in province of Khvârvarân (today known as Iraq) fell to the Muslims during the Islamic conquest of Persia in 637 under the military command of Sa'ad ibn Abi Waqqas during the caliphate of Umar, the palaces and their archives were burned. According to an account in Tarikh al-Tabari by Al-Tabari, the Arab CommanderSa'ad ibn Abi Waqqas wrote to Caliph Umar ibn al-Khatta-b asking what should be done with the books at Ctesiphon.

So the source here is no other than al-Tabari right O glorious madrassa graduate?

So was al-Tabari a liar too? or may be he was an Islamophobe too?

Well let us read more

Umar wrote back: "If the books contradict the Qur'an, they are blasphemous. On the other hand, if they are in agreement, they are not needed, as for us Qur'an is sufficient."[33]

What a disaster

Oh there is more

Thus, the huge library was destroyed and the books, the product of the generations of Persian scientists and scholars were thrown into fire or the Euphrates.[34]

These are your islamic sources so was al-Tabari a liar or was he an islamophobe too?

For those of you that read Noth brutal examination of the Islamic historical tradition this is another example of the same motif that was used in the case of the claim by Muslim historians that it was Amr ibn al-As as per orders from Omar ibn al-Khatab what ordered the burning of the library of Alexandria

For those of you that want to read about the persecution of the Zoroastrains by Allah's minions check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persecution_of_Zoroastrians

Now how come you did not know that our dear scottindallas al-tablighee? were you hoping that we kuffar do not know or were you really unaware but in this case it means that you are posting drivel

So which one is it our dear scottindallas you tell us

The moral of the story is it is either the islamic historical tradition is the biggest literary fraud in the history of mankind or Muslims indeed burnt both library of Alexandria and that of Cteisphon

So which one is it our dear scottindallas?

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