[ahb-dahl-rah-mahn] /ɑb dɑlˈrɑ mɑn/ (Show IPA), 1332–1406, Arab historian and philosopher.
These remarkable words of ibn Khaldun will help us to understand the famous saying that poetry was the register of the Arabs.
The Literature of Ecstasy Albert Mordell
ibn Khaldun speaks of it as the capital of Bornu and as situated on the meridian of Tripoli.
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- Abdul aziz ibn saud
Abdul-Aziz [ahb-doo l-ah-zeez] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz/ (Show IPA), 1880–1953, king of Saudi Arabia 1932–53 (father of Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz). (Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz), 1901?–69, king of Saudi Arabia 1953–64 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal). Abdul-Aziz ibn- [ahb-doo l-ah-zeez ib-uh n] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz ˈɪb ən/ (Show IPA), . noun full name Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz. 1902–69, king […]
(Saud ibn Abdul-Aziz), 1901?–69, king of Saudi Arabia 1953–64 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal). Abdul-Aziz ibn- [ahb-doo l-ah-zeez ib-uh n] /ɑbˈdʊl ɑˈziz ˈɪb ən/ (Show IPA), . Contemporary Examples Since the death of ibn Saud in 1953, succession has moved only among his sons. With Prince Muqrin’s Appointment, Saudi Succession Crisis Looms Bruce […]
Alija [ah-lee-juh] /ɑˈli dʒə/ (Show IPA), 1925–2003, Bosnian politician: president of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1990–96. Contemporary Examples Finally, speaking slowly, Izetbegovic said, “It is not a just peace.” Richard Holbrooke on the Dayton Peace Accords Richard Holbrooke December 14, 2010 How could we convince Izetbegovic that he was now at the decisive moment? Richard Holbrooke […]
(Alfred) Joyce, 1886–1918, U.S. poet and journalist. Contemporary Examples As his top billing winds down, “Governor Kilmer” must have a nice ring to it. Val Kilmer for Governor? Lloyd Grove May 10, 2009 Eventually, she suggested filming Kilmer reading the script. Jack Kilmer on His Breakout Role in ‘Palo Alto’ and Life as Val Kilmer’s […]