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5 edition of STAR AND CRESCENT found in the catalog.

STAR AND CRESCENT

Being the Story of the 17th Cavalry from 1858 to 1922

by Major F. C. C. Yeats-Brown

  • 44 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8966376M
    ISBN 101847343864
    ISBN 109781847343864

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The use of the crescent moon and star as symbols actually pre-dates Islam by several thousand years. Information on the origins of the symbol are difficult to confirm, but most sources agree that these ancient celestial symbols were in use by the peoples of Central Asia and Siberia in their worship of the sun, moon and sky gods.

The Red Star and the Crescent provides an in-depth and multi-disciplinary analysis of the evolving relationship between China and the Middle East. Despite its increasing importance, very few studies have examined this dynamic, deepening, and multi-faceted nexus. In the early Roman period, the star crescent was associated with the goddess Hecate.

The star crescent symbol was also used in early Christianity. It was found on coins and seals used by the crusaders. The star crescent symbol became prevalent in the Ottoman Empire after The national flag bore a crescent with a star beside it.

Today, the crescent moon and star symbol is universally recognized as a symbol of Islam, and for that reason, it appears on the flag of many countries where Islam is a state religion or which has a largely Muslim population.

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