Keywords : Furatia

The acknowledge subject of AL-Jazira AL-Furatia in Mujam AL-Buldan of Yuqut AL-Hamawyi

Idris S. Muhammed; Fouzan Muhammed Ali

College Of Basic Education Research Journal, 2012, Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 511-534

Yakut AL-Hamawyi is regarded one of the pioneers of Islamic Thought in geographical and historical fields. May be his book (Mujam AL-Buldan) constitutes Encyclopedia as a vital source in many aspects of Islamic civilization which included cities and velliges; and the impact of Geography in history in addition to the literature values.