Start by marking “The Autobiography of Ibn Khaldun” as Want to Read: Ibn Khaldun (May 27, AD/ AH - March 19, AD/ AH) was an Arab Muslim historiographer and historian, regarded to be among the founding fathers of modern historiography, sociology and economics. Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun, the well known historian and thinker from In his autobiography, he mentions the names of the scholars with whom he studied. Ibn  ‎Tunisia and Morocco · ‎From Spain to Tunisia · ‎Adventures in North Africa. As Ibn Khaldūn relates in his autobiography (Al-taʿrīf bi Ibn Khaldūn), the family claimed descent from Khaldūn, who was of South Arabian stock, and had come.


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As a theorist on history he had no equal in any age or country until Vico appeared, more than three hundred years later.

PlatoAristotle and Augustine were not his peers.

The work is studded with brilliant observations on historiographyeconomicspolitics, and education. Muhsin Mahdi, a contemporary Iraqi-American scholar, has shown how much his approach and fundamental concepts owe ibn khaldoun autobiographie classical Islamic theology and philosophy, especially Averroism.

And, of course, he drew liberally on the historical information accumulated by his predecessors and was doubtless influenced by their judgments. But nothing in these sources or, indeed, in any known Greek or Latin author can explain his deep insight into social phenomena, his firm grasp of the links binding the innumerable and apparently unrelated events that constitute ibn khaldoun autobiographie process of historical and social change.

IBN KHALDUN - His Life and Work

One last point should be made regarding his basic ibn khaldoun autobiographie of history. The ship carrying his family and belongings would sink in a storm.

He would then be appointed to Beibers Sufi institute with a generous salary. The state of affairs of Egypt would be disturbed as a rival of Sultan Barquq, Yulbugha would organize a successful revolt. Sultan Barquq would stage another revolt and ibn khaldoun autobiographie be restored to his former throne.

The Autobiography of Ibn Khaldun by Ibn Khaldun

Ibn Khaldun during this period ibn khaldoun autobiographie suffer and would have his position restored to him with the return of the victorious Sultan Barquq to Power. He would apply his theory to the Egyptian theater since the time of Salah ad-Din.

Ibn Khaldun would not be a party to these revolts and would ask permission to visit Jerusalem. Again due to political intrigue he would be relived of his duties as judge for the second time.

This would not matter because he would be called to accompany the Sultan on perilous Journey with ibn khaldoun autobiographie to Damascus. Sultan Faraj with his army were on their way to Damascus.

It seems that Ibn Khaldun was asked firmly to accompany the Sultan to Damascus. Ibn Khaldun and some notables were left behind in Damascus. It was now up to the leaders of Damascus to deal with Tamerlane.

Ibn Khaldun had suggested to them to ibn khaldoun autobiographie the terms of Tamerlane. It was the task of another Qadi, Ibn Muflih, to discuss the terms with Tamerlane.

Ibn Khaldun would leave Damascus and go to the camp of Tamerlane. It is questionable whether he went on his own or in an official capacity.

Ibn Khaldūn

Ibn Khaldun took some gifts with him ibn khaldoun autobiographie Tamerlane and they were well received. The subjects that they would discuss were varied and some were unrecorded. Fischel lists 6 specific topics which they talked about: On heroes in History. On predictions of things to come.

Some biographers have ibn khaldoun autobiographie that he did and written down his eloquent appeal to return to Egypt to settle his affairs, get his books and family and join Tamerlane.