Figure 1: Wall Street Jounal
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Figure 1: World map of seas and oceans. A continuous body of water encircles the Earth covering 71% of the Earth's surface and divided into a number of principal areas: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern.
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Figure 5: A few scenes by İnci Özen from the Dar al-Shifa of Anbar bin Abdullah during the Seljuk reign in Turkey. The figure is depicting the gate and the music therapy by the physicians. Picture copied by the permission of Nil Sari. Source: Amasya Selcuklu Osmanli mimarisi ve bezemeleri, edited by Nil Sari, Gülbün Mesara, and Ü. Emrah Kurt (Istanbul 2007).
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Figure 1: Two views of the frontispice of the first edition of the Latin translation of Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics: Opticae Thesaurus...Libri Septem, nunc primùm editi. Eiusdem liber De Crepusculis & Nubium ascensionibus. Item Vitellonis...Libri X. Omnes instaurati, figuris illustrati & aucti, adjectis etiam in Alhazenum commentariis, a Federico Risnero. Basel: Episcopius, 1572. (Source 1 - Source 2).
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Figure 1: Front cover of Islamic Gardens and Landscapes by Dr Fairchild Ruggles.
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Portrait of Pîrî Reis
A Turkey Republic bank note contains Pîrî Reis' map
Figure 2. A view of the prayer hall showing the mihrab and minbar.
Figure 3. The Main portal showing its unique design with the pylons flanking the central arch and its recess
Figure 4. Details of a screen wall of the upper floor galleries reserved for the female worshippers.