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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly known as Ahmad Baba for short, was a well-known teacher, professor, philosopher, Arabic grammarian and an author of...
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Cairo University Announces Partnership with 1001 Inventions
Cairo University joins 1001 Inventions partners in Egypt 
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World Fairtrade Day
Happy World Fair Trade Day!
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Professor Devin Stewart: The Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadīm and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Islamic World
On Wednesday 22nd April, a public lecture exploring “The Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadeem and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Islamic World” was presented by Professor Devin Stewart at the Al-Furqan...
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Ibn Yunus and The Pendulum: A History of Errors
In this article, Professor David A. King explores the authenticity of the statement that tenth-century Egyptian astronomer Ibn Yūnus was the first person to use a pendulum to measure time. After...
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1001 Inventions Bahrain Exhibition
Blockbuster exhibition will be anchor attraction at ‘Zidni Ilman’
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On 23 April the World Celebrates the Book
World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. On this occasion, we are pleased to invite visitors and...
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Earth Day
Muslim Heritage is very happy to announce that today, 22nd April, is Earth Day. Earth Day is a day of events and observances intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's...
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An Obituary: Professor Rabie El-Said Abdel-Halim
We have just received the sad news of the passing of Professor Rabie El-Said Abdel-Halim. He passed away in his sleep this morning 15th April 2015 Wednesday. May he rest in peace, and may his family...
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Ibn Sina's The Canon of Medicine
The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he is know as Avicenna and his most famous works are those on philosophy and medicine....
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Slovenian Prime Minister Launches 1001 Inventions In Ljubljana
VIP Audience Celebrates Central European Premiere of Muslim Heritage Exhibition
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World Health Day 7th April: Muslim Heritage in Medicine
World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April each year to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO (World Health Organisation) in 1948. During Muslim civilisation, various scholars made interesting...
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BSA presents prestigious award to Dr Anne-Maria Brennan
The British Science Association (BSA) awarded Dr Anne-Maria Brennan with the Sir Walter Bodmer Award. Dr Anne...
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An Obituary: Professor Ahmad Y. al-Hassan
On 28 April 2012 Professor Dr Ahmad Yusuf al-Hassan Gabarin passed away. He was one of the most important...
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Charles Burnett Publishes a New Book on the Arabic-Latin Transmission
The book Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context by...
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The diagrams of eclipses of moon and sun from an Ottoman manuscript
Taqi al-din Râsid his colleagues and the miniature of Istanbul Observatory
The drawing of Ulugh Beg on the USSR stamp
The figure of Ibn Shâtir planetary motion
The sextant of the Ulugh Beg Observatory
Figure 2. The madrasa minaret and entrance
Figure 3. Ince Minare portal showing details of tapestry work and the bands of calligraphy forming a knot above the door arch
Figure 2. The general plan of the Great Mosque was finalised by the extension of Nur Al-Din Zangi in 1158
Figure 3. Aleppo great mosque northern entrance
Figure 4. The middle gate of Qabliya
Figure 5. The Qibla aisle showing the mihrab in the centre, the minbar on the right and the maqsurah on the left
Figure 6. The Mamluk Minbar showing the skilful carvings
Figure 7. General view of the courtyard looking south showing the prayer hall at the left side and the Hamdanid ablution fountain at the centre next to an old well
Figure 8. Details of the 11th century minaret

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