On 25th and 26th May 2010 the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) and 1001 Inventions Ltd. held a high profile academic conference and a global launch of the highly successful interactive exhibition 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World, at the Science Museum in London
International Launch of 1001 Inventions Touring Exhibition
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
Trew, C.J., Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, vol. 8: t. 73 (1771) [G.D. Ehret] (Source: Wikipedia) Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... Read More >>>
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