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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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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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HIKAYAT MEURAH SILU

Tempat pertempuran antara semut raksasa (Samudera) melawan anjing milik Meurah Silu (Pasai) menjadi titik pijakan berdirinya Kerajaan Islam Pertama di Asia Tenggara, Kesultanan Samudera Pasai. Continue reading

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MARSOSE CORPS, THE DUTCH SPECIAL ARMY DURING ACEH WAR

Marsose, based on historical records, does more of his work as a counter-guerrilla force in Aceh and Batak land. These two areas were very difficult to control the colonial government until the early twentieth century. Continue reading

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ADIOS ANDALUCIA

I am ashamed of my foolishness, I have embarrassed the ancestors. 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 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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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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WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING

WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING. Imagine if an Abu Nawas exchanged a position with Harun Al-Rashid, the Abbasid Caliph. what’s happening? In history, Abu Nawas is a reliable critic but can he be in control as Caliph Harun Al-Rashid? Continue reading

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THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

I write this book in preparation for my death, shaheed – a witness to an idea that had earlier been made sacred by the spilled blood of my ancestors and recently by the spilled blood of my loyal followers. Continue reading

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