Racial Contrasts: Distinguishing Traits of the Graeco-Latins

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He established that the earth was not the centre of the solar system, destroying an established paradigm. Sarianidi's team has also turned up intricate jewelry incorporating gold, silver, lapis lazuli, and carnelian. Because of the high regard the culture had for the well being of future generations and the value they placed upon the gradual, sustained growth of the community, structures were built to last for thousands of years. Moreover, as the satirists of Iraq rose to fame, the naqa’id (“polemic poetry matches”) between Jarir and al-Farazdaq excited and delighted tribesmen of the rival settlements of Basra and Kufah (places that later also became rival centres of philological and theological schools).

Pages: 254

Publisher: Nabu Press (January 9, 2010)

ISBN: 1141238748

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