Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Arimaha Nolosha Khuseeya

Moderators: Moderators, Junior Moderators

Forum rules
This General Forum is for general discussions from daily chitchat to more serious discussions among Somalinet Forums members. Please do not use it as your Personal Message center (PM). If you want to contact a particular person or a group of people, please use the PM feature. If you want to contact the moderators, pls PM them. If you insist leaving a public message for the mods or other members, it will be deleted.

Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Postby The_Emperior5 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:20 pm

User avatar
The_Emperior5
SomaliNet Super
SomaliNet Super
 
Posts: 50018
Joined: Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:45 pm
Location: Suldaanka Guud beelaha reer Sheikh isxaaq Bani Axmed Bani Hashiim. In the republic of Soliziland

Re: Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Postby The_Emperior5 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:21 pm

Al-Hamawi, desscribing the Banaadir coast as made up of a chain of Muslim city states, wrote about the pagan customs of northern Somali groups, only lightly touched by Islam. he mentioned
for instance the "cada" customs of bridegrooms cutting off male sexual organs of fellow villagers
and displaying them as a sign of virility to portective brides (which is totaly against Islamic values and teachings) was practiced there.

Like wtf
User avatar
The_Emperior5
SomaliNet Super
SomaliNet Super
 
Posts: 50018
Joined: Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:45 pm
Location: Suldaanka Guud beelaha reer Sheikh isxaaq Bani Axmed Bani Hashiim. In the republic of Soliziland

Re: Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Postby Haddad » Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:42 pm

Yaqut al-Hamawi

Yaqut ibn-Abdullah al-Rumi al-Hamawi) (1179-1229) was a Syrian biographer and geographer. "al-Rumi" ("from Rum") refers to his Greek (Byzantine) descent, "al-Hamawi" means that he is from Hama, Syria, and ibn-Abdullah means his father's name was Abdullah. The word yaqut means ruby. He was known for his encyclopedia writings of the Muslim world.

Yaqut was sold as a slave to someone who later moved to Baghdad. Upon recognizing his abilities, Yaqut's purchaser provided him with a good education. He was later freed and traveled a great deal. Yaqut also earned a living copying and selling manuscripts.

Works

* Kitab mu'jam al-buldan
* Mu'jam al-udaba' , ("Dictionary of Writers") written in 1226.
* al-Mushtarak wadh'a wa al-Muftaraq Sa'qa, a version of which was printed in 1845 by Wustenfeld.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaqut_al-Hamawi
Haddad
SomaliNetizen
SomaliNetizen
 
Posts: 867
Joined: Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:51 pm
Location: Islamic State of Somalia

Re: Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Postby James Dahl » Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:02 pm

I believe that until the 11th century, most Somali were pagans, the conversion began from Mogadishu in the 8th century, was sped up in the 10th century under Darood and finished around the arrival of Isaaq in the 12th.
User avatar
James Dahl
SomaliNet Heavyweight
SomaliNet Heavyweight
 
Posts: 4883
Joined: Mon Dec 04, 2006 11:05 pm
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Re: Islam In Somali History Fact and Fiction

Postby Haddad » Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:11 pm

James Dahl wrote:I believe that until the 11th century, most Somali were pagans, the conversion began from Mogadishu in the 8th century, was sped up in the 10th century under Darood and finished around the arrival of Isaaq in the 12th.
Islam first reached Somalia through Zeila.
Haddad
SomaliNetizen
SomaliNetizen
 
Posts: 867
Joined: Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:51 pm
Location: Islamic State of Somalia

shosh (AE)
dagan (US)
nadra (GB)
MsFay (CA)
ibrah (CA)
muwa2 (CA)
Hassa (US)
hanad (US)

LOGIN TO HIDE THIS BLOCK

  • Similar topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to General - General Discussions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: sheeko2015 and 25 guests