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British Prime Minister David Cameron, who arrived in Jeddah on November 6h, 2012, paid a historic visit to Dar Al-Hekma College in Jeddah, in the frame of his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Figure 1: Prime Minister David Cameron holding the "1001 Inventions" b...
Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. The debate in historical sources 3. The legacy of Islamic medicine 4. The evidence from Islamic historical sources 5. Conclusion 6. Notes and references Note of the editor This article was first published in the Saudi Medical Journal 1986; 7 (1): 21...
Overview The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) is about to undertake a critical review of one of our most significant publications, the 1001 Inventions book. The review will be a thorough and fully open process and we invite all historians of Islamic sciences, medici...
The book published by Ashgate in December 2009 Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context is a collection of previously published articles by Charles Burnett on the transmission of Arabic learning to Europe. The book contains nine articles on some...

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