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Scholarly Traditions of the Schools in Baghdad: The Mustansiria as a Model
Baghdad schools are a challenging topic, involving several different facets of history. These include cartography to identify the location of each school, biographical studies to identify their...
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Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the Ifriqiya
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient capital of the Islamic Ifriqiya (present day Tunisia). Founded in 670 by ‘Uqba ibn Nafi', the...
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Muslim Heritage and Education
This is the text of a presentation made to The Education and Culture Committee of the EU Parliament in Brussels on the 5th November 2008.
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General Organisation of Education and Teaching Methods in Islamic Civilisation
Organised learning had been a feature of Islamic Civilisation since the beginning. The Prophet Muhammad would organise the education of a committed group who over time became the people of knowledge...
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Sub-Saharan Centres of Learning
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of pre-colonial West African scholarship, we must remember that there were other places spanning across the Western and Central Sudan that were...
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Arabic and the Art of Printing
In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover...
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Survey on the Development of the Historical Method among Muslim Scholars until Ibn Khaldun
This article surveys the development of historical methodology in the works of some influent Muslim...
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Famous Figures of the Modern Turkish Medical School
To throw light on famous figures of the Turkish modern medical school, this article introduces a set of nine...
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Latinized Names of Muslim Scholars
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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The Abbasids’ House of Wisdom in Baghdad
The House of Wisdom was in fame, status, scope, size, resources, patronage, etc. similar to that of the...
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Knowledge, Learning Institutions and Libraries in Islam: Book Publishing and Paper Making
This short article describes the high regard with which Muslim Civilisation has held libraries as centres of...
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