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Classical Muslim civilization was progressive. The initial rapid expansion of Islam beyond Arabia was one of the most amazing sequences of events in human history. The emergence of a series of empires in muslim lands is also a record of the growth of a culture of cities which produced a flowering in arts and sciences that played a major role in the heritage of human ideas. From 8th to 16th centuries, cities like Baghdad, Damaskus, Cairo, Samarkand and Timbuktu were renowned for extensive and elaborate networks of libraries, bookshops, public baths, and hospitals. (lebih…)

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