Book Release: Publication of the Complete Critical Edition of Al-Isfizārī’s Corpus of MechanicsLEARN MORE
Last November 2013, the world has seen a new unique publication. The Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage...
Figure 1: Dome of the clocks in the courtyard of the of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus. © Bernard Gagnon (31 March 2010). (Source).
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque ClockLEARN MORE
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque Clock, The Umayyad Mosque Clock,...
Ridhwan al-Sa’ati: A Biographical OutlineLEARN MORE
Fakhr al-Dīn Ridhwān ibn Rustam al-Sā'ātī (d. between 618-626 H/1220-1229 CE) was a scholar and mechanical...
Figure 1: Taqī al-Dīn's observational clock is shown in the right hand side middle of this famous picture of Istanbul observatiry. Source: Istanbul University Library, MS F1404, folio 57a.
The Astronomical Clock of Taqi Al-Din: Virtual ReconstructionLEARN MORE
In his book The Brightest Stars for the Construction of Mechanical Clocks (Al-Kawakib al-durriyya fi wadh' al...
Overview on al-Jazari and his Mechanical DevicesLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Yavuz Unat, a known historian of science from Ankara University, draws a general...
Al-Jazari's Third Water-Raising Device: Analysis of its Mathematical and Mechanical Principles
The List of Al-jazari Articles Published on Muslim Heritage WebsiteLEARN MORE
Some 800 years in the past, in 1206, a brilliant Muslim scholar died : Badi' al-Zaman Abu al-‘Izz ibn Ismail...