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Islam and the Divine Comedy

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When first published in 1926 this book aroused much controversy. The theory expounded in the book was that Islamic sources in general, and the writings of Ibn al-'Arabi in particular, formed the basis of Dante’s poem Divine Comedy, the poem which symbolised the whole culture of medieval Christianity. The book shows how fundamental Muslim legends of the nocturnal journey an

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Hardcover, 295 pages
Published June 1st 1968 by Frank Cass Publishers (first published 1968)
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لا توجد حضارة إلا وقد تأسست على أنقاض حضارة أخرى قد داهمها الموت بعدما ضخت روحها في جسد من جاء بعدها، وإذا كان هذا هو حال الحضارات فلا شك أن ذلك سيكون حال القصص والأساطير التي تتسلل من ثقافة إلى أخرى بعدما تكتسي ثوباً قشيباً يتماشى مع البيئة الجديدة.

في هذا السياق يأتي كتاب "أثر الإسلام في الكوميديا الإلهية" للقس الإسباني"ميغيل بلاسيوس" الذي تحرر من نطاق الديانة التي ينتمي إليها ليضع كتاباً يثبت فيه أن قصة الإسراء و المعراج في المأثورات الإسلامية هي النموذج الذي استقى منه دانتي تصوراته للعالم ال
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و الحق أن النصيب الذي يستحقه ابن عربي و هو من اسبانيا -و علي الرغم من أنه مسلم - في المجد الأدبي الذي حققه دانتي أليجيري في قصيدته الخالده , امر لا يمكن تجاهله بعد الان.
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Miguel Asín Palacios (1871–1944) was a Spanish scholar of Islamic studies and the Arabic language, and a Roman Catholic priest. He is primarily known for suggesting Muslim sources for ideas and motifs present in Dante's Divine Comedy, which he discusses in his book La Escatología musulmana en la Divina Comedia (1919). He wrote on medieval Islam, extensively on al-Ghazali (Latin: Algazel). A major ...more
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