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1st July 2015    2.     Historiographical approach FSTC has, in some of its publication, followed a traditional approach to the history of science, engineering and medicine in which knowledge was seen as progressing in a linear manner through continuous and cum...
Cryptology, the art and science of making and breaking codes, has a history that is older than 4000 years. The first mention of cryptology in a formal sense started in the 9th century CE, by Arab Cryptologists. They designed new codes and systematically described the methods to break the codes, i.e....
27 May, 2013 Bayt Al-Sinnari, Sayyida Zeinab, Cairo, Egypt.  The Institute of Arabic Manuscripts (ALECSO) and Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in association with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, American University of Cairo, Islamic Manuscripts Central Library, New Central Library (Cairo Univer...
Introduction Traditional Muslim scholarship in West Africa, as elsewhere, used to involve fields of knowledge outside the scope of narrowly defined Islamic studies. For example, West African Muslim scholars produced a number of Arabic works relating to medicine, philosophy, economic studies, poli...

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