“Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness and its own strength, its beauties and cruelties; it accepts certain sufferings as matters of course, puts up patiently with certain evils. Human life is reduced to real suffering, to hell, only when two ages, two cultures and religions overlap.”
Hermann Hesse (German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter)
Nations through time have special customs and traditions. The customs of every nation are emerged from their beliefs, religions and thoughts. So, customs become a symbol of those nations and their people. Also, customs may change through generations due to culture development.
The Arabian customs differs after Islam. As you follow these pages you’ll have a complete picture of Arab customs and will be able to differentiate between what is customary for Arabs and what is religious.
Is it true that national customs relate to national identity?
Let’s find out . . . . .