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Yasmin Khan* Figure 1: Front covers of two recently published books on the scientific legacy of the Islamic tradition and its impact on modern science: Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World by John Freely (Knopf, 2009) and Science...
  Mrs. Micheline Calmy-Rey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Former President of Switzerland, holding the 1001 Inventions Book with Dr Suhair Al-Qurashi, Dean of Dar Al-Hekmah College, Jeddah.
Dr. Osman Sabuncuoglu* and Dr. Salim Ayduz** Table of contents 1. Biography 2. Works 2.1. Cerrâhiyetü ‘l-Hâniyye 2.2. Mücerrebnâme 2.3. Terceme-i Akrabadin 3. Anaesthesia techniques in Cerrahiye-i Ilhaniye 4. References and further readings Figure 1: Illustration of tre...
This short article introduces the full paper by Professor Mohammed Abattouy which is published here as a full article in the 23 page PDF file. The article examines the Arabic tradition of the Problemata Mechanica, a Greek text of mechanical questions ascribed to Aristotle, which in some recent pu...

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