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The European Jerusalem: Sarajevo, where Muslim heritage flourished in Central Europe
During Ottoman rule, Sarajevo was heralded as the “European Jerusalem”, as its invaluable contributions to civil engineering, industry, trade and architecture attracted people from various ethnic and...
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Trevor Hilder: A Story About Sustainable History
After briefly describing his work background, Trevor Hilder tells the story of the young man who set out to seek his fortune.
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Cairo: A Millennial
In this article, published originally in Saudi Aramco World in 1969, focus is laid on the history of Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, founded in 969 by General Gawhar, in the name of the Fatimid...
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Kalila wa-Dimna
One of the most popular books ever written is the book the Arabs know as Kalila wa-Dimna, a bestseller for almost two thousand years, and a book still read with pleasure all over the world. It has...
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Gleanings from the Islamic Contribution in Agriculture
The Islamic tradition of agriculture, whether in the form of the outstanding progress in agriculture production or as a large corpus of farming manuals written in Arabic, is nowadays a subject of...
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Piri Reis: A Genius 16th-Century Ottoman Cartographer and Navigator
Piri Reis is a well known Ottoman-Turkish admiral, geographer and cartographer from the 16th century. His famous world map compiled in 1513 and discovered in 1929 at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul is the...
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The Origins of Islamic Science
In the following well documented article Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg surveys the origins of Islamic science...
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Figure 1-2: Dr Anne-Maria Brennan presenting his lecture in the "1001 Inventions" conference. © FSTC 2010.
Sustainability in its Historical Context
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
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Sir Crispin Tickell presenting his lecture in the "1001 Inventions" conference. © FSTC 2010.
Sir Crispin Tickell: "Environment on the Edge"
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
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