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Quoted from F.B. Artz in his book "The Mind of the MIddle Ages". Third edition revised; The University of Chicago Press, 1980. pages: 152-3: The Muslims were great book collectors, and in all the larger towns there was a flourishing book trade. The employment of paper rather than papyrus or parch...
FSTC Research Team* Table of contents 1. The Birth of the Islamic Science of History 2. The Reinforcement of History Writing in the 9th Century 3. Historians from Muslim Spain 4. Writing the History of the Crusades 5. Lives and Deeds of Scholars 6. Historians from Egypt 7. Historical Wri...
The Mechanical Corpus of Al-Isfizārī in the Sciences of Weights and Ingenious Devices: New Arabic Texts in Theoretical and Practical Mechanics[1] Mohammed Abattouy[2] and Salim Al-Hassani[3] This essay is about our recent work[4] on the critical edition and English translation of the Arabi...
Atilla Bir, "Kitâb al-Hiyal" of Banû Mûsâ bin Shâkir Interpreted in Sense of Modern System and Control Engineering. Preface and edition by Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu (Studies and Sources on the History of Science, 4.) 227 pp., figs., tables, bibl. Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Cu...

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