Tag Archives: Civilization

ODE OF AN EAGLE

Eagle, king of birds. Your legend is vague now. Your self-worth has been torn apart by time. Take you to this cage. Your beak forgets the fresh blood of your prey alive. Now, only human compassion is the source of your livelihood. Continue reading

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A CUP OF COFFEE FROM ACEH

A cup of coffee from Aceh reminds us of him, as the last will he said. Coffee is mysterious as well as captivating, it is slowly becoming something that reaches the masses. In cities that are growing, trade is booming, and people’s lives are becoming more open. Coffee made relationships more egalitarian, and spending free time together grew to be popular. Continue reading

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THE STORY OF A SMALL COUNTRY AGAINST AMERICAN CAPITALISM

The United States as a country is still a merchant selling its own corporate products. No, even though we are a small country that doesn’t know where but we have to fight their capitalism, gently of course. Continue reading

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WHAT DOES THE FUTURE MEAN

The less we feel our absence. What is the meaning of our small selves compared to the heroes who have lived, or even in the years and centuries to come, the new humans who will later sail the vast ocean to all the islands in the overseas region? Continue reading

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WHY IS HISTORY IMPORTANT TO LEARN?

Every human being is a newborn in this world. Not knowing what happens before we are born means (we) are always children. How many years can humans live? And what is the meaning of life? Unless (our) life is intertwined with the lives of the ancestors. It’s all through historical records. Continue reading

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WHEN ACEH ASKED TO BECOME A VASSAL OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE

The Sultanate of Aceh, which was aware of the plan to open the Suez Canal, sent a delegation to Istanbul asking the Caliph, the Sultan of Turkey, to become the protector of the Islamic State of Aceh as the highest power in the Islamic world. Continue reading

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SEJARAH KERAJAAN PEDIR (POLI) ATAU NEGERI PIDIE

Kerajaan Pedir atau negeri Pidie pada zaman purba memiliki perbatasan dari Kuala Batee sampai Kuala Ulim meliputi Meureudu. Nama Pidie sendiri tidak diketahui dari mana asalnya. Bangsa Portugis menyebut dengan Pidir (Pedir) kemudian bangsa Cina menyebut negeri ini dengan Poli. Continue reading

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SINGA ATJEH BIOGRAPHI SERI SULTAN ISKANDAR MUDA

Maka bacalah buku ini. SINGA ATJEH BIOGRAPHI SULTAN ISKANDAR MUDA agar putra-putri Aceh memiliki pengetahuan tentang dirinya, asal-muasal dirinya serta kisah leluhurnya. Tidak mengetahui apa yang terjadi sebelum engkau lahir berarti engkau selalu menjadi kanak-kanak. Karena apalah arti hidup menusia, kecuali jika hidup itu terjalin dengan hidup para leluhur, melalui catatan sejarah. Continue reading

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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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