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FSTC Newsletter Issue 6
To welcome in 2011, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) has chosen to give its...
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PICTURE GALLERIES

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Figure 2: Michael H. Morgan at the conference "Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion" organised by FSTC in London at the UK Houses of Parliament (15 October 2008). (© FSTC 2008).
Figure 3: Front cover of the Arabic translation of Lost History, Tarikh Dha'i' (Cairo, 2008).
Figure 4: Harold Anderson, Alhazen Studied the Recreation of Light (1936) (Size: 15"x20"); fine advertising for eyeglasses (Source).
Figure 5: The First book of Ibn Sina's Canon of Medicine (Source).
Figure 6: Frontispiece of the Latin translation of the Optics of Ibn al-Haytham Opticae thesavrvs. Alhazeni Arabis libri septem, in the edition of Risner in 1572 (Source).
Figure 8: 3D image extracted from the reproduction of the reciprocating pump by scholars of FSTC. See the video animation (© FSTC).
Figure 2: The first page of Tuhfat al-Kibar. Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Revan 1192, fol. 1b-2a.
Figure 3: Top: A Venetian "Mavna" ship. Below: An Ottoman "Goke" ship belonging to the Bayezid II reign (1481-1512). Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Revan 1192, fol. 16ba.
Figure 4: Inebahti port and the Ottoman Navy. Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Revan 1192, fol. 17a.
Figure 5: A page from the manuscript and an Ottoman Goke ship. Tuhfat al-Kibar, Istanbul University Library, TY. 6118, fol. 17b.
Figure 6: A compass. Source: Müteferrika edition of Tuhfat al-Kibar, Süleymaniye Library, Hekimoglu, No. 710.
Figure 7: World map. Müteferrika edition of Tuhfat al-Kibar, Süleymaniye Library, Lala Ismail, no. 311.
Figure 8: World Map, Müteferrika edition of Tuhfat al-Kibar, Topkapi Museum Library, R. 1195.

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