The Phenomenon of Destruction of Islamic Books in the Islamic Civilization

Hamza Abed Al Karim Hammad, Abdul Karim Ali

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The Islamic civilization took a great interest in science and knowledge, including books that were vessels of knowledge from generation to generation, and this interest has appeared in many examples throughout history, but this interest was accompanied by deliberate destruction of Islamic books; so this research, which aims to identify the phenomenon of destruction of Islamic books in the Islamic civilization through the analysis of there was a deliberate destruction of books in the Islamic civilization, and attributed Researchers attribute this damage to: subjective, doctrinal and scientific reasons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-282
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Al-Tamaddun
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 31 2023


  • Islamic Civilization
  • books
  • burning
  • destruction
  • washing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Religious studies


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