Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research

About the Journal :

Journal of Islamic studies and thought for specialized research, a magazine working in the field of intellectual reform and knowledge, as one of the pillars of the project of contemporary Islamic civilization.

The magazine seeks to be a port for scientists, thinkers, researchers and intellectuals to work hard to reform the Islamic thought and methodology at the nation level, exceeding the boundaries of language and region, to serve humanity as a whole in order to achieve the greater goal of promoting the levels of human thought at the global level.

The Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research aims at providing high-quality scientific research in order to provide an excellent scientific material. It is useful for researchers, intellectuals and specialists to form a scientific reference in the process of achieving our vision. The magazine undertakes to communicate with researchers and writers from different walks of life to promote their research and articles. Including the scientific movement and intellectual efforts in the field of reform and promotion of the system of human thought.


Literature is a form of supreme human expression; it is the most insignificant way reflecting the ideas and culture of the peoples and nations. Literature in the Abbasid era reached its glory and grandeur; which resulted in a huge and the majestic heritage of a time when its civilization has flourished more than any other civilization before that time, so it was called the Golden Age. Cultural mixing in the Abbasid era caused a complication of literary fantasy forms; hence, scholars and writers innovated new ways resulted in renovation of fantasy and legend. The books of Abbasid era were full of tales and legends which characterized by literary maturity; therefore, this study aims to shed light on the highness and glory of literary arts in Abbasid era and discussing the concept of legendary in terms of language and terminology, and illustrating its patterns in the Arab heritage in general and in the Abbasid era in particular in detail. The importance of this study lies in its focusing on the cumulative knowledge and information through shedding light on legendary in that era, taking samples from the first literary heritage books which highlighted that literary narrative art, depending entirely on descriptive analytical approach.  

Keywords: Fantasy – Legendary - Abbasid era - representations - heritage