Autor: Hazem Abd-Allah Khader
Fuente: Adab AL Rafidayn. 1979, Volume 9, Issue 10, Pages 205-236
Abstract: Perhaps one of the most prominent features known in Andalusia is; The cultural and scientific prosperity that prevailed in the country shortly after the Islamic conquest, which was the subject of attention of historians and literary and scientific translators of the East and Andalusians alike.Ibn Bassam says: (… and in the sentence, most of the people of the countries of this horizon, the nobles of the Arabs of the East, opened them to the pillows of the soldiers of the people of the Levant, they took them down, so the offspring remained there in every region on a noble race, and hardly a country in it is devoid of a skilled writer and a compelling poet, praise – he has so much and that Haja is silent, Jarir’s tongue …).Historians explained the Andalusians ’love for science and culture, their eagerness to learn, and their great efforts and enormous money for the sake of that. They do not give any effort and do not hesitate to prevent or give. On discernment, the ignorant who God did not help him to know with effort to be distinguished by his work, or he would be willing to see empty high on people because this is in them very ugliness and the world has most of the private and public are referred to and referred to it and warns of its value and remembrance of people and is honored by the neighborhood or the purchase of something More like that …) (۲)Andalusians ’appetite for knowledge and their attachment to it was not for fear of authority or a desire for material gain or social influence. Rather, their appetite for knowledge was for science itself, and then their scholars were masters of the arts of their science because they sought it voluntarily, not driven by a goal other than learning, and the man spent what he had of Money so that he knows, and whoever knows knowledge has become a place of honor and reverence, and people refer to him as Lebanon and be mentioned above) and Cordoba – as the center of the caliphate and the home of sovereignty and leadership – was an important center of cultural and scientific radiance and the focus of attention of scholars and students of knowledge from across Andalusia or outside it, Muslims And non-Muslims.Ibn Bassam described Cordoba and what it used to occupy of the high and sublime status in terms of knowledge and culture.