Turkish Contributions to Scientific Work in IslamLEARN MORE
Turks have played an active part in the pursuit of science...
Diagram by Al-Bîrûnî showing eclipses of the moon
Observatories In IslamLEARN MORE
The observatory as an organised and state sponsored...
Figure 2: Painting depicting Ibn Sina getting wisdom from the muse of Medicine (Source).
Certain Aspects of Medical Instruction in Medieval Islam and its Influences on EuropeLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Aydin Syili analyses the medical...
Figure 1: An Armillary sphere (dhât al-halaq) located at the Istanbul Observatory founded by Taqi al-Din al-Rasid. Shahinshahnâme, Istanbul University Library, F. 1404.
The Observation WellLEARN MORE
Observation wells received much historical interest...
Figure 1: The young Aydin Sayili. Courtesy of Dr. Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir.
In Memory of Aydin SayiliLEARN MORE
Aydin Sayilli (1913-1993) was an eminent historian of...
Figure 1: A Turkish notebank due to be circulated in January 2009 celebrating the legacy of Aydin Sayili. 5 TL banknote: Prof. Dr. Aydin Sayili.
In Memoriam of Aydin Sayili: Biography and Account of his Scientific ActivityLEARN MORE
The following article presents a thorough intellectual...