Tag Archives: Ancient

ACEHNESE IN SUMATRAN HISTORY

ACEHNESE IN SUMATRAN HISTORY A British researcher and explorer William Marsden began observing the island of Sumatra in 1771. He succeeded in revealing things that had not been revealed before, his book, The History of Sumatra was a major work … Continue reading

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ISLAMIC POLITICS BY SNOUCK HURGRONJE AS ADVICE TO DUTCH INDIES GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE ISLAM POWER IN INDONESIA

ISLAMIC POLITICS BY SNOUCK HURGRONJE AS ADVICE TO DUTCH INDIES GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE ISLAM POWER IN INDONESIA Background of Islamic Politics by Snouck Hurgronje At the end of the nineteenth century, the Dutch who had established their power in the … Continue reading

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PHILOSOPHICAL SHOCK

PHILOSOPHICAL SHOCK In history, outside of heaven, the human must be prepared to be disappointed, but to be grateful for what is mortal. Life is not a beautiful fairy tale, wherein a liberation the leaders of the Protagonists are not … Continue reading

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MARSOSE CORPS, THE DUTCH SPECIAL ARMY DURING ACEH WAR

MARSOSE CORPS, THE DUTCH SPECIAL ARMY DURING ACEH WAR The Marechaussee te Voet Corps, known in Indonesia as Marsose corps, was a military unit established during the colonial period of the Dutch East Indies by the KNIL (colonial army) as … Continue reading

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ADIOS ANDALUCIA

ADIOS ANDALUCIA. I am ashamed of my foolishness, I have embarrassed the ancestors. Indeed I have put the effort of Thariq ibn Ziad to conquer the Iberian Peninsula, seven hundred years ago. And I surrender to fate, if I later, Abdurrahman is remembered as the worst Muslim fighter and leader, all the time. Adios Andalusia that I love and will never see again. Continue reading

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ACEH CRAZY OR ACEH PUNGO

ACEH CRAZY OR ACEH PUNGO. Aceh Pungo (Bahasa Indonesia: Aceh Gila) is known in Dutch by the name of Aceh Moorden. The word “Pungo” is an ancient word that is equivalent to the Acehnese language meaning “crazy” is a term used when a person does things beyond reasonable limits. Continue reading

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MISSION LOOKING FOR ABU NAWAS

MISSION LOOKING FOR ABU NAWAS. Abu Nawas brings irony, humor, gaps that interrupt amid the impermanence of confidence and the arrogance of a great agenda. With his clothing, he infiltrated into society, living, parrying and singing their way. That is why Abu Nawas is attached to us, everyone who feels himself is nobody. Continue reading

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THE BEAUTY OF THE MOON

THE BEAUTY OF THE MOON. “Do you think the moon is beautiful? Please tell me the beauty of the moon until you look at it while lying down.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH THE DEVIL

INTERVIEW WITH THE DEVIL. He is the Devil, who never does anything, he just whispers the temptation into the hearts of the human beings. I am a weak man, my legs are getting trembling with fear. He who was so powerful almost gripped me in his wisdom face. The more I think the more I fear, that I have just met the Devil himself. Continue reading

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KISSING THE DEATH AN ELEGY

KISSING THE DEATH AN ELEGY. Describes the feeling of Toyotomi Hideyori, ahead of the fall of Osaka Castle on the Tokugawa Ieyasu army. After hearing the most powerful samurai, Yukimura Sanada fought desperately to pick up death on the front. Alone to keep the honor of his master. Continue reading

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