The Veil and AL- Burqaa in Islamic Fashion Suit

فرات جمال حسن العتابي

  • furat jamal hassan University of Baghdad


  The most of proposals and researches that dealt with clothing in the Middle East, specifically in the region of the world from the historical perspective, were not sufficient, and were marred by many intellectual shortcomings, and came of varying quality, due to various factors, the most important of them: the focus in the field of Middle Eastern research and studies on languages, literature and history Intellectual and political of the region. Other factors include information variation, the differences mentioned in the sources and references, in addition to the variation in the value of these sources from the scientific point of view and the difficulty of collecting them simultaneously. Especially since these sources are scattered in many places, both in literary and non-literary texts written in many Middle Eastern languages.
From this standpoint, this study seeks to address the topic of the “AL- Burqaa” and the veil in the Islamic perspective, from a historical and analytical point of view, and its impact on the Islamic system and its development through successive historical periods in certain geographical frameworks, as part of the Islamic clothing system, as well as its influence on social, or religious levels , Or aesthetic, economic and political, according to the criteria of reflection on the spirit of society over the years. Depending on a set of documents, manuscripts, drawings, and Islamic paintings, as well as some important data on Arab clothing and fashion in manuscripts, paintings, and decorative pictures, and illustrations found in Arabic books dating back to the period between the fifth century and the twentieth century AD. Among urban and rural residents, or in different societies and social groups, whether Arabs or Muslims.