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The mind contemplating upon the body becomes the body itself, and then enmeshed in it, is afflicted by it. Painting In the 16th and 17th centuries, possibly for the first time in Islamic art, painters were conscious of historical styles— even self-conscious. Emperors did not belong to the regular hierarchy of the Church. The game is running in the background even as I type, so I really ought to get going. Goethe’s statement that the stories of The Thousand and One Nights have no goal in themselves shows his understanding of the character of Arabic belles lettres, contrasting them with the Islamic religion, which aims at “collecting and uniting people in order to achieve one high goal.” Poets, on the other hand, rove around without any ethical purpose, according to the Qur’an.

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