:: Volume 11, Issue 38 (spring 2020) ::
تاریخ فرهنگ و تمدن اسلامی 2020, 11(38): 77-102 Back to browse issues page
Investigating the Components of Urban Sustainability in Islamic Civilization: A Case Study of Hillah
Meysam Habibi Kian1, Najmeh Sadat Mousavian 2
1- PhD Student in Islamic Studies, Department of Islamic History and Civilization, Shahid Beheshti
2- PhD Student in Shiite Studies, University of Religions and Beliefs (Corresponding Author) , ns.mousavian@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1676 Views)
Hillah is an influential city in the Shiite world, founded by the rulers of Bani Mazid. Some features of this city can be applied to the definitions of a stable Islamic city and its components. Therefore, by classifying the components of a sustainable Islamic city into materialistic and spiritual aspects, we will examine them in Hillah. In this study, it has been tried to examine the spiritual factors to create integration between the residents and materialistic factors at a lower level, for sustenance and security. The sustainability of a city depends on the existence of these components together; otherwise it will lose its prosperity as what has happened in Hillah in the ninth century (AH). Therefore, in the construction of the city of Hillah, we come to the conclusion that Bani Mazids, by using the maximum of the factors influencing the sustainability of the city, were able to display a special function of the Islamic civilization.
Keywords: Islamic City, Hillah, Bani Mazid, Stable City.
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Received: 2019/05/18 | Accepted: 2020/02/5 | Published: 2020/04/29


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