Wednesday, October 22, 2003
The Indian connection
The prelude of the tales of the Arabian Nights: the story of Shehrazade, happens in India. One important fact that we seem to have forgotten in recent years is that India was very much part of the Muslim world for many centuries that it is referred to many times in this piece of Arabic literature.
Today in a country with the second largest Muslim population in the world, the idea is now being considered seriously, especially because of current global politics and economics.
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