The Scholars of Seville – Artists, Architecture and GovernmentLEARN MORE
Seville was a key centre of Islamic Civilisation in Spain. Here you can read about the architect of the...
Shah Sultan Primary School picture located at Eyup, Istanbul
Primary Schools under the OttomansLEARN MORE
Primary schools have a long history in Islamic civilisation. Children were taught to memorise the entire Qur'...
Barbad Playing Music to Khusraw in a miniature.
The Great Turk Genius Amir Khusraw and his Accomplishments in MusicLEARN MORE
Amir Khusraw (d. 1325) was essentially an eminent musician and is regarded as a great savant in the history...
Figure 1. The Hamdanid nafourah, ablution fountain and its dome were constructed by Kara'wih, the servant of Sayf Al-Dawlah in 354 AH
The Great Mosque of AleppoLEARN MORE
Built by the Umayyad Caliph Suleyman in 717 CE and altered several times, the Great Mosque of Aleppo remains...
Figure 1. The general plan of Ince minaret madrasa (1260-65)
Ince Minare MadrasaLEARN MORE
Ince Minare Madrasa is one of the most impressive structures introduced by the Seljuks to endorse the central...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...