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(Duiker 236-250; Brians 223-224)
Questions about Duiker: What are the main reasons suggested for the decline of Buddhism in India? *Describe the relationship between the Islamic rulers and the Hindu society they ruled. Which groups in India probably turned to the Muslim faith? *What are the major differences between Islam and Hinduism? What effect did the influence of Islam have on Hindu women?
Questions about Ibn Hazm: *Choose one of the lines and explain what it conveys about the poet's feelings. What is one of the images which the woman in Ibn Hazm's poem uses to depict her longing for the man she loves?
Question about Wallada: *What blessing does Wallada pray to come to her absent lover?