Publisher/Manufacturer: Harf Information Technology
Product specifications: CD ROM
Item type: CD ROM
This program aims at presenting a specialized Islamic dictionary comprising a massive collection of terms and meanings covering all Islamic studies such as: the Qur'an, Hadith, Jurisprudence, Creed, History and others.
It includes more than 55,000 Arabic terms and meanings translated into English, Malay and Indonesian.
The program is outstanding in its simple display, fast search and accurate meanings of items included in the fields of Faith, Jurisprudence, Economy, History, Islamic Art and Architecture, in addition to sections tackling many other fields supported by multimedia technology.
It displays an indexed dictionary of 35,000 words from the Holy Qur'an with their meanings. It also cross-references these words to verses where they are found in a copy of the Holy Qur'an.
It presents a group of specialized indexes of the Attributes of Allah, names of Paradise, Hell and Resurrection, along with cross-referencing these names to Qur'anic verses where they are mentioned or referred to.
A section is dedicated to the terminology of Islamic ethics and proprieties, knowledge and manners of its attainment.
It also includes terms on the Science of Hadith and their meanings. It presents a brief explanation of many juristic terms including terms of Purification, Prayer, Zakah, Fasting, Hajj, Transactions, and Business.
Islamic economy is given special emphasis as an economic subject tree is built and linked to the Qur'anic verses.
The History section includes historical terminology and the most important battles, conquests, treaties and historical sites. It highlights the major phases of the spread of Islam, and Islamic caliphates since the first century of Hijra up to the Ottoman caliphate in the modern age.
The Islamic World Atlas section provides essential and significant information on each Islamic country such as: geographical location, gross national product, population, major cities, major religions, population density, basic agricultural products and more.
Includes a section on the men and women in Islamic history such as the Companions of the Prophet and Makers of Civilization.
Provides a training section to increase the user's vocabulary. Various drills are given, including: language and information drills. This training aims at helping the user achieve optimal benefit from the program sections.
All program media elements are arranged so that the user can easily view pictures, animation, and video and audio that serve the program entries.
Search can be carried out either by typing a term in the edit box or by selecting a topic from the Dictionaries menu and searching for the term required
The Scientific Contributions section ultimately aims at clearing the image of early Muslim scholars of significant contributions.
Indexes words from the Qur'an with the ability to carry out a search in the index entries in the chosen interface language.
The program is legally approved by Al-Azhar Al-Sharif.
The program runs under Windows 95, 98 , NT and 2000.