Tag Archives: Literature

Ibn Jubayr: An Andalusian Traveller for Penance

Between the eleventh and the fifteenth century, three great groups of civilizations were in contact [...]

FUNCI expands its bibliographic base with the Benumeya Database

The Islamic Culture Foundation has just published the Benumeya Database of Bibliography on North Africa [...]

Hanna Diyab and the The Thousand and One Nights

In 1709, Antoine Galland, renowned translator of The Thousand and One Nights from Arabic into [...]

Kalīla wa-Dimna: an inspiring literary-political fable.

Tristan Semiond – FUNCI In the 8th century, the Persian writer Ibn al-Muqaffa’ translated the [...]

Interfaith dialogue through travel literature

Dr. Mohamed Chtatou The rihla or travel literature has played an outstanding role in the [...]

The emergence of the Rihla or travel literature

“Travelling – it leaves you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller”, Ibn Battuta [...]

Ibn ‘Arabi, the Andalusian Sufi Prince of Humility

Sufism designates the effort of internalization of the Qur’anic Revelation, the break with the purely [...]

Plague and poetry in the Middle East authors

Plague, pandemic and pestilence have long been themes for writers, historians and poets, from Giovanni [...]

All the lands were sea

Aramco World magazine reproduces an excerpt from the book All the Lands Were Sea, by [...]

We present the book homage to Julio Caro Baroja

Last Saturday June 1st took place the presentation of the book Not of the Letter [...]

An epistemological reparation of the Andalusi agronomy

The “Modernity/Colonial” movement is a line of thought appeared in South America at the beginning [...]

Not of the Letter but of the Spirit

Review by the philologist and Historian María Jesús Viguera Molíns (University Complutense of Madrid) for [...]

We participate in the Spanish-Arab Book Fair

On March 15th-17th, 2018, the Three Cultures of the Mediterranean Foundation will hold, in Seville, [...]

Leo Tolstoy’s view about Muhammad

“Muhammad has always been standing higher than the Christianity. He does not consider God as [...]

‘I love Beirut’

I love Beirut for its opposites. I love Beirut because I see a girl in [...]

Hadith Bayad wa Riyad Manuscript

Elena López Cuenca The purpose of this work is to account for the subject matter [...]

The Presence

“I open a door unto the Earth and set ablaze the fire of presence, in [...]

International Short Story Contest

The spanish network of Anna Lindh Foundation, wich the Islamic Culture Foundation belongs, announces the [...]