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Author Archives: aturcott

Shrine of Rumi, Konya

This article discusses the shrine dedicated to “Mevlana” Jalaj al-Din Rumi, his life, and his contributions to the Islamic world, as well as the world wide poetry community. This article details the influential moments in his life that greatly affected his teaching as well as talking about his legacy and the rituals that are still preformed … Continue reading »

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The Golden Horde and Russia

This article discusses the Mongol and Golden Horde invasions of Russia and Ukraine. It highlights the way that the Mongols treated the native Russians and how they influenced the political and cultural trends in that region of the world. This article also talks about how the Muslims dealt with the Russian Orthodox Church and its … Continue reading »

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