[automatically translated] The education system was one of the most significantly affected areas by the general reform process that the Ottoman government amorça the mid-19th century. In this fervent modernization climate, old MADARIS Damascus might disappear at détrimen culture of the Muslim community of al-Shām Bilād. In this regard, the Arab sources of the time, among which is an official document of the last century, lead us to consider a renewed interest from historians and some 'ulama of Damascus against traditional institutions. This is, compared with the spirit of modernity, an inverse process of return to tradition finalized to safeguard Islamic culture and means which were to ensure the transmission.
|Title of host publication||Passeurs de culture et transferts culturels|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|