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Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Contents of the Book of Curiosities 2.1. General description of the book's contents 2.2. Physical description 3. Authorship, date, and provenance 4. Textual history of the treatise 5. Conservation, disbinding, analysis and exhibition 6. The...
Kitab Al-Ma'a (The Book of Water) appears to be a strange title for the first known Encyclopaedia of Medicine arranged according to the alphabet. It was recently discovered in Algeria and published in Oman. The author's apparent reason for naming the book as Kitab Al-Ma'a was because the word...
Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Ottoman Rule in Sarajevo 3. Gazi Husrev-Begova Complex 4. Society, Economy, Trade, Arts, and Architecture in Sarajevo 5. Sarajevo in Post Ottoman Rule 6. References 1. Introduction Known for its diverse ethnic and religious makeup, Bosnia and He...
Dr Geoffrey Roper* 1. History of Iraq's Creativity as Revealed by Manuscript Production Even in the earliest period of Islam, Iraq assumed a leading role in the production of written texts. The city of Kufa, which was founded as its administrative capital in 17 H/638 CE, was in the first two c...

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